CHAPTER 15

Enabling Structures

‘Be regular and orderly in your life so that you may be violent and original in your work.’

GUSTAVE FLAUBERT, FRENCH WRITER AND NOVELIST

There is one further element to achieving lasting success. That’s sustainability. And one of the most important aspects of sustainability is creating systems, which form enabling structures from within which you can operate at full peak performance capacity for extended periods – structures that enable you to perform your best work at your best.

Many people create results but soon get bogged down again and, just as we saw with the chapter on time effectiveness, it’s often their systems that let them down. Frequently there’s a recurring theme to what holds people back, and ...

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