Monday, August 5, 2019
Do you have a "to do" list?
Do you also have a "stop doing" list?
Most of us lead busy but undisciplined lives. We have ever-expanding "to do" lists, trying to build momentum by doing, doing, doing—and doing more. It rarely works. Those who built the good-to-great companies, however, made as much use of "stop doing" lists as "to do" lists. They displayed a remarkable discipline to unplug all sorts of extraneous junk.
-Jim Collins, as excerpted from Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap . . . and Others Don't