Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
(Quote attributed to Will Rogers)
Sir Francis Bacon was wrong: Knowledge isn’t power.
Knowledge is potential.
Doing what you know beats knowing what to do
Power comes from activated knowledge. It requires you to get up and get going.
- Knowing how to run doesn’t benefit you until you put on your shoes and hit the trail.
- Knowing how to eat right is of no value until you make the necessary changes to your diet.
- Knowing where the gym is and signing up for membership doesn’t make you fit
The world is full of people who know, but short on people who DO what they know.
Which team do you want to be on? It’s your choice. Mediocrity is at epidemic levels, and that team has plenty of openings.
Excellence is rare and joining requires more than knowledge. It requires action.
Roadturn Challenge: What is one thing you know you should do, but haven’t done? Do it.
Roadturn Principle: Knowledge isn’t power. Knowledge is potential. Action is power.
Let’s talk about it.