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Critical Path

The path that maintains a flow state.

The optimal rate of value creation governed by critical thinking to establish the crtical path to create critical mass.

We are a product of our habits, until habits become innate, we need routines and processes to keep on track.

Follow the critical path Navigate decision maze of decisions and actions to reach a destination with optimum value creation along that path. Where value is not just cash in the bank.

Relate the critical path to the heroes journey, with challenges, triumphs, doubts and epiphanies to make an emotional connection when selling.

Preparation

Clarify goals fit with Vision and Mission with outcomes aligned to Values.

Make a cashflow forecast to contrast the value of different decision options. Supplementary value analysis:

  • Lessons from the bet/experiment
  • Enhance relationships in the team, with suppliers and the customer
  • Document insights on how to improve operations in the next cycle
  • Minimise waste

Standardisation

Schedule Routine and Process Checks.

Product Onboarding and Education

for the state or someone else to creating a business that runs in multiple locations with multiple revenue streams.

  • Ventures out
  • Grow a loyal base
  • Recruit

Risk Management

Risk Analysis

Ask for forgiveness, not permission.

Planning is the process of thinking about the activities required to achieve a desired goal. Planning is based on foresight, the fundamental capacity for mental time travel. The evolution of forethought, the capacity to think ahead, is considered to have been a prime mover in human evolution

Project Management firstly requires winning bids based and accurate pricing based on building fast and detailed plans that have processes people can follow to produce predictble results.

Secondly you need teamwork. People of good character create the best teams.

Forecasting

Plans are worthless, planning is invaluable - Winston Churchill

Predictability

People and Teamwork and ability to follow Processes.

Probability

  • History
  • State
  • Anticipated State

Peak Performance

Pick the right time to push. Growth consolidates during rest.

  • Ebb and flow
  • Ambition and consolidation

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens - Ecclesiastes