Disclaimer: This is not the first step - The first step would be to have the idea in the first place. Once an idea is set into motion, then you follow this structure.

Thought Process vs. Taking Action

Balancing intelligence with action is crucial, as some intelligent individuals tend to overthink and underact, while others jump into action without enough foresight, leading to mistakes. Striking the right balance between thoughtful consideration and decisive action is essential for achieving success, harnessing the power of both thinking and doing to propel us towards our goals with confidence and growth.

The goal is to constantly cycle back and forth from one side to the other. As you cycle back and forth you will gain insight (thinking) and experience (doing) which will create an upward spiral.

50% Thinking & Learning (on one side of scale)
  • Thinking
  • Brainstorming
  • Reading
  • Researching
  • Planning
  • Running Numbers
  • Speculating
  • Consulting Peers
  • Group Meetings
  • “What if” scenarios
50% Executing Action (on other side of scale)
  • Taking Massive Action
  • Hands on doing
  • “In The Trenches”
  • Executing
  • Building
  • Creating
  • Scaling
  • Experimenting
  • Landing Deals
  • Booking Clients
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