PLAN entails formulating a plan of action to bring the Idea into reality. It requires mental activity: assessing, analyzing, changing, discerning, discriminating, editing, evaluating, prioritizing, etc. In other words, it requires research and thinking. The research will start to give your idea definition and form. Thinking about your Idea will help clarify it and give it direction and focus.
This is the space of the the manager and problem-solver.
● PLAN AND PATTERN
IDEA is the level of unique ideas, strong commitments, and a lot of determination. The ideas of pathfinders cannot be quashed. They come into the world with a strong sense of purpose or mission. And, everything that they do is dedicated to the furtherance of that purpose.
This is the space of the visionary, the dreamer, the innovator, the creator, the entrepreneur, and the charismatic leader.
● POWERFUL AND UNIQUE VISION
● INSPIRE SUCCESS IN OTHERS
● SUGGEST NEW FIELDS OF DEVELOPMENT AND INQUIRY
● BRING NEW STIMULATING CHALLENGES TO THE WORK FORCE
IMPLEMENT requires action. As Thomas Edison said, “Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” A plan without physical action to move it forward is just a plan. It looks great on paper, but that‘s about it. It will not get any further than that.
● BIAS TOWARD ACTION
● IDENTIFY PROBLEMS AND FACILITATE SOLUTIONS
● KEEP MOVING FORWARD