Using Reliable Tools for Statistical Research
Research now shows the lack of natural talent is irrelevant to great success.
The secret? Painful and demanding practice and hard work. The good news
is, here at SMARTSTART we teach you how to work smarter, not harder.
Same great results; much less effort, time and expense.
The second, and equally important factor, is access to high quality, accurate
information. All your practice and hard work are wasted otherwise.
The future of your business and the realization of the hopes and dreams you
have for it depend on your ability to train and discipline yourself in pursuing
professional excellence. Every day, in all your actions.
Chasing anything other than excellence is a waste of time. Focus on
delivering excellence and all else will come.
Excellence requires deliberate practice
The best people in any field are those who devote the most hours to what
the researchers call “deliberate practice.” Deliberate practice is activity that’s
explicitly intended to improve performance that reaches for objectives just
beyond one’s level of competence, provides feedback on results, and
involves high levels of repetition.
For example: Simply hitting a bucket of balls is not deliberate practice,
which is why most golfers don’t get better. Hitting an eight-iron 300 times
with a goal of leaving the ball within 20 feet of the pin 80 percent of the
time, continually observing results and making appropriate adjustments, and
doing that for hours every day – that’s deliberate practice.
Essential business skills, tools & resources
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Learning to use the tools of research is a skill that benefits all entrepreneurs.
When building any business or creating a new service or product, you need
access to reliable information on which to base your development plans.
Having a great idea is just a starting point. From there you must make many
assumptions about the opportunity in your