4Consider the Consequences
Every great man has become great, every successful man has succeeded, in proportion as he has confined his powers to one particular channel.ORISON SWETT MARDEN
The mark of the superior thinker is his or her ability to accurately predict the consequences of doing or not doing something. The potential consequences of any task or activity are the key determinants of how important a task really is to you and to your company. This way of evaluating the significance of a task is how you determine what your next frog really is.
Dr. Edward Banfield of Harvard University, after more than fifty years of research, concluded that “long-time perspective” is the most accurate single predictor of upward social and economic mobility ...