Being successful on a sustainable basis, in these days of shrinking cycle times, depends more on your inner sense of accomplishment and clarity of your intention and aspiration than just market opportunity and desperation to compete and succeed. It depends on four cornerstones: knowledge & skills, competence, capacity and intelligence.
These cornerstones, when interact result in passion, possibility, creativity and discovery phases and six core competencies that one needs to develop to bring accomplishment to bear. This systemic, interrelationships are mapped onto a tetrahedron (which we like to call a pyramid) that can be printed and made a three dimensional figure to be created. In addition, the four phases of accomplishment for a cycle which aptly are called accomplishment cycle.
Just like a PDCA cycle in quality improvement, Accomplishment cycle builds on each phase and repeated cycles bring repeated and sustainable success. In working with this cycle, we find asking oneself the following questions, help the learning process immensely:
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