Success is Not an Accident, It’s a Choice

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry heads down the court after making a three point shot during the second half of the Golden State Warriors 106-101 win over the Boston Celtics in an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Stephen Curry is one of the best shooters on the planet, but he isn’t an overnight sensation. Since high school he has always been described as undersized and was labeled many times as ‘a long shot.’ Now, he is making all the long shots – Starter at NBA All-Star game. League Most Valuable Player. NBA Champion. All time 3 point shooting record.His work ethic of aligning his actions of today with his dreams of tomorrow is something we can all learn from. Click on image to watch the video and then ask yourself, your team, and your family the questions below.


  1. Do you believe that success is a choice?
  2. Do you believe that what you do on a regular basis today will determine where you are?
  3. Are the habits you have today on par with the dreams you have for tomorrow?


How Your One Page Plan Helps People Make Better Choices

The dreams on your one page plan have a red header with the symbol of the heart – Brand Purpose, Values, Blue Sky Vision and are what you use to tell your inspiring story and engage employees.

The actions you and your team need to take today on your one page plan have a blue header with the symbol of the check mark – Long-term, Annual, Quarterly, and Task goals – and they link directly to your dreams.When people clearly understand what they need to do today and how it links to the inspiring dream, you give them a reason to make better choices, create great habits, and stay focused on those things that matter most.


One Great Habit For Your Team

Create the habit of having your team update the one page plan every Friday. Everyone on your team connected to the plan will receive the updates. On Monday, have your one hour weekly management meeting and focus the team on the goals that are At Risk or Critical and how to move them back to On Track.

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