March 22nd

How do you know if what you are doing is being done in the right way or the best way? How do you know? When asked, how can you prove it? Every time you do it, do you do it in the same way (assuming it is something that should be done the same way each time)? Do you do it your way in order to be able to do it the same way each time?

What is the right or best way to solve a differential or a quadratic equation? Should you do it the same way every time? What about the leading lady in Romeo and Juliet? Should the acting and the performance be done the same way every time? How does the actor know she has done it properly? How can she prove it? Simple. She points to the script and the director’s notations. She demonstrates conformance and therein lies the proof. Is there a script for what you are doing? Is there a business plan or a budget? Do you have your own goal-setting guidebook, training guide, specifications, or personal notes? If not, would getting something like that make sense?

True warriors believe in taking the guess work and improv out of their existence. They would rather have the proven process do the thinking for them, so that they can focus on the execution of perfection! You don’t need notes? You don’t like structure? Well guess what? You, my friend, are a fool, and are working exponentially harder than those working within a guiding structure, and you are producing less results of any kind by any measure!

You are warriors, and if you have a plan, you can work that plan. If you let the process do the thinking for you, you can become “z”1 master of execution (is that really supposed to be a ZEE back there? Yes! It is obviously much cooler to be z master than a master!). As z master you will turn every downhill slide into a rocket-ship of growth and success. So it is written.

1. Z – please pronounce this in the American way, as ZEE not ZED—otherwise it doesn’t really work.