Quote of the Week by Marius Meyer

23 January 2017

pexels-photo-46065.jpeg

“First do the small things well if you want to do great things.”

People often pursue big projects or initiatives that are complex and strategic in its scope, design and implementation. Therefore, they are often overwhelmed when things get too big or when things go wrong. I have learned that all great things start with small things. For instance, you cannot write a 10 page report for management if you cannot do a good 1 page letter for a client. You cannot arrange a meeting for 30 people if you cannot do one for 10 people first. Get the basics right first. Do the small things well. Not only does if give you a quick win, it helps you to build your confidence and stretch yourself towards greater, more complex and more significant tasks and achievements. Work towards greatness by achieving success in small things first. You are as good as your last task, no matter how small that task was. Do it well and then move to greater things.

By Marius Meyer, CEO SABPP.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s