How to Be Twice as Good: The 1% Solution

My mentor, consultant and author Alan Weiss, has a 1% principle. It goes like this: If you (or your organization) improve by just 1% each day, at the end of about 70 days you will be twice as good as you are now. Where you’ll be in 70 days and beyond is a function of the decisions and choices you make now. Here’s how to get started:
Step 1. Take four minutes and write out 5-10 endings for the following sentence. Don’t think about it, just write the first things that come to mind:
If I wanted to improve 1% each day I would _________________.
Step 2. Review your list and select those you will act on.
Step 3. Do it.

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