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  • Mary Foley

[Be Bold + Thrive] How to Simplify to Thrive

When you’re stuck on how to grow your business, start with this quote by Greg McKeown, "Define success. Eliminate everything else." Or, simply to thrive.

Start with defining success. If nothing else, 2020 has shown us that we need to be very clear on what success looks like for our business. Maybe it's revenue. Maybe it's profit. Maybe it's a certain type of customer and number of customers. Maybe it's a particular impact or difference that you want to make.

Whatever success is, YOU get to define it, but you’ve got to define it.

When you define it, then eliminate everything else. Which is tough, but it’s so freeing that it’s worth figuring out.

Here’s a simple way to start defining and eliminating: