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21 Get the Job Done Fast

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

—ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Action orientation is the most outwardly identifiable quality of a high performing man or woman. Such a person takes initiative and develops a sense of urgency. He or she is constantly in motion. He or she is always doing something that is moving the company toward the achievement of its most important goals, and doing it quickly.

Develop a bias for action. Develop a fast tempo in everything you do. Decide what needs to be done and then get on with it. Don't procrastinate or delay.

The good news is that the faster you move, the more you get done. The more you get done, the more experience you get and ...

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