Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results

Written by DATIS Guest

July 19, 2018

Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results

This DATIS Blog Article, “Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results“, was originally posted by Skip Prichard, Skip Prichard Leadership Insights, on August 23rd, 2016 and was reposted with permission.

What would happen to your life if you gave everything just 5% more effort?

Michael Alden, author of 5% MORE: Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Resultssays it transforms everything. Success is often the result of applying just a little bit more effort.

It’s not always a massive effort, a radical change, or an overhaul. Often it’s just changing at the margin that makes all the difference.

I recently had the opportunity to ask Michael about his research and new book. Michael Alden is the founder and CEO of Blue Vase Marketing and a recipient of SmartCEO Magazine’s 2016 Future 50 Award.

What made you decide to research the concept of 5%?
After the publication of my first book, Ask More, Get More, I received some fantastic feedback and accolades.  But as I continued to speak with people about achieving their goals, I found that many of them wanted more.  Despite all of the time and money they put into “personal development,” they were not where they wanted to be.  I wondered, why are...

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