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Value Tip Of The Day: No. 3 — Learn from John Wooden

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Much has been said about John Wooden since his recent death. But two things John Wooden said have really stuck with me since I first heard them many years ago, and they are cornerstones of a value practice.

"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail."

"If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"

The planning part of what we do is frequently given short shrift in favor of frenzied execution. Execution of what is rarely considered. Consider it. Learn from John Wooden.