Taking on the Challenge

754px-The_Wright_Brothers_First_Heavier-than-air_Flight_-_GPN-2002-000128-1494867208What does it mean when you say yes or no to something?

I want you to think of something that you were asked to do recently that just seemed out of reach—impossible to get done.

Chances are that when it was given to you it came across like this, ‘What do you think you . . .’ or ‘Do you think you could . . .’ where whoever asked the question truly would have expected a Yes or No answer.

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Don’t Cut Corners – Maintain Standards

downloadQuantity or Quality? Speed or Accuracy? Performance or Reliability? Questions where the answer can be situation dependent but one thing that can be considered each time is ‘What are you willing to accept?’

What standards are you going to apply before you give yourself an answer? Because whatever you’re faced with, the question truly becomes—What is right?

Because after all a standard is by definition ‘the minimum level of what can be accepted.’

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