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One morning a farmer finds a glittering, golden-colored egg sitting beneath his goose. At first he thinks it is a prank, but he decides to have the egg appraised just in case.
And each morning his prize goose continues laying the valuable eggs.
The farmer becomes extremely wealthy. But he also becomes greedy and impatient. One day in his frustration the farmer kills the goose, hoping to get all of the golden eggs at once from inside the goose. As we all know, the farmer finds nothing. The farmer grasped for too much wealth in too short of a time.
There is always a tension between results and the ability to produce those results aka effectiveness. Covey in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People one of my all-time favorites describes the essence of effectiveness: P stands for production of desired results, the golden eggs.
PC stands for production capability, the ability or asset that produces the golden eggs. Focusing only on golden eggs or producing short-term results.
In the long-run, you lose your ability to produce results at all because you never nurture your production capacity. Focusing only on the goose or production capacity. Without short-term results, you will not survive literally or figuratively to see the long-term payoff.
Either extreme is a problem. So, you have to strive for a balance between the two.
And that delicate balance is the essence of effectiveness. You have to work at this balance if you want to be consistently effective in any area of your life. This includes your job, ability to earn money, real estate investing, relationships, and health. You must balance current cash flow with long-term value.
You must balance your current job responsibilities with personal improvement. Activities like professional development and nurturing strategic relationships require time and money now. But these activities increase your professional value over the long run. These earnings could come from interest, dividends, rent, or capital gains.
But without regular maintenance, it will break down and stop working. If our society focuses only on current economics and growth, we will deplete or pollute the natural environment which supports all of our wealth.
Climate change is a prime example. But if we overburden the current economy with too many long-term environmental protections, we create real economic hardships right now. Relationships Parenting of Children: My 5-year old rarely cleans her room easily. I could surely clean up the room faster by myself.
This would be a focus on the production or golden eggs. As a leader, you can often get short-term results with carrots and sticks. Carrots tempt your team into producing. And sticks scare them into it. But unfortunately, there are never enough carrots and sticks over the long run.
His long-term results spoke for themselves — 10 national championships in a 12 year period! Are you spending too much time in either of the two extremes? Excessive focus on production golden eggs Excessive focus on production capacity the goose If you are all about short-term results, how can you nurture the golden goose?
If you are lacking results, how can you shift focus towards the golden eggs right now? Your answers to the questions above and the actions you take will make you a more effective person.
What areas do you need to work on? Have you found any helpful ways to shift between production and production capacity when you get out of balance?Coach Carter is one of my all time favorite movies.
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