Before You Start…Walk The Track First.

Posted by John Park on Sep 24th, 2011
Sep 24

A NASCAR driver might walk the track before he gets behind the wheel on race day. An Olympic sprinter might walk the track before he lunges out of the block as the starting pistol goes off.


1) They are getting familiar with the task from start to finish.
2) They are making note of any potential pitfalls.
3) They are making note of any potential advantage points.
4) They are minimizing risk and surprise.

In business, this important step is called assessing the task or project.

Take the necessary time to fully assess a task or a project before you start. By doing this, you will save yourself a tremendous amount of heartache and minimize the potential for failure or costly delays.

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