A Culture of Action

A winning culture is action-oriented.

This doesn’t negate the importance of planning or the power of language. It simply means that at the end of the day, there is no success without action.

In the formative years of my tennis career, I had the privilege to interact closely with Wall Street’s finest CEOs and business leaders. Through modeling and conversation, I learned first-hand how positive urgency, efficiency, and action drives high performance.

With Financial Times in hand, these guys and gals moved quickly, with intention and purpose.

Doing brings vision to life. GE’s Jack Welch said,

“An organization’s ability to translate learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.”

Creating a culture of action does not have to be an arduous process. As the leader, condition the following habits daily until they become automatic:

An action-driven culture flows from a growth mindset.

If you believe that evolution is a never-ending horizon, then you’ll create an environment that never stops moving.

René Vidal