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The Commando Way by Damian McKinney

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2 Focus on your vision

If you stand up and say you are going to do something, then make sure you do it. If you tell yourself, mean it. There are a great many people who start things but a rather smaller number who finish them.

The reality is that if you have truly embraced the values that are the first step towards better business execution, you will almost certainly find that they commit you to action. For example, I could not have become a Royal Marine commando without fully committing myself to values such as courage and determination. A half-hearted approach does not fit such values. You will also find that personal and business values intersect. It will not work if you go into work from 9 till 5 and adopt a set of values – like putting on ...

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