Like opening a store selling artfully selected goods. Easy: plan, stock shelves with what customers ache for, open doors = success!
Commitment to idea is key, essential.
Yet commitment can as easily be obsession or ill-considered fantasy. Can any great idea, product, service, book or event be assured by any winning formula?
Starting anything – a recipe checklist maze – to stun, to amaze!
Doesn’t matter whether it’s this moment’s whimsical notion or long-pent-up dreams. Belief in ourselves comes through, success oozes over steaming cauldron’s rim. Front burner – roiling. Oh yeah, that’s what we want. Need. Must do.
What is on our shelves? Would anyone want what we are creating? If I’m creating a shoe store, a plumbing wholesale or an on-line vendor of coffee makers – experience, suppliers, great people, a plan, some ability to do math + secret sauce = magic. Not my first rodeo, it’s my next.
What does that ‘store’ in my mind have on its shelves?
What am I selling, to whom, and why do they need me, want me, out of a sea – an ocean really, of every option imaginable, just a click or two away?
Every day, every week – write on these walls, yell down our halls, stand proud on this soapbox – tell the whole world. Every corner, our speakers’ corner. Every morning, lungs bursting, fresh air breathed deeply, living wide, standing tall in celebration of everything we’ve ever done, what we are doing now.
Painting walls with dreams, write it, reams and reams.