22 Jun


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“In an economy where the only certainty is uncertainty, the one source of lasting competitive advantage is knowledge”. – Ikujiro Nonaka

 X Y Story

Bill Nightingale tells a story about an efficiency expert named Ivy Lee who was hired by a major businessperson to give him his top advice on how to increase productivity, efficiency, and his bottom line.

He was told to prioritize the top six things he wanted to get done. "Do number one and don't do anything else until you get number one done." 

The man said, "I am supposed to pay you all that money and you give me that advice?" Ivy Lee told him to do it for thirty days and then send him what he thought it's worth.

After thirty days, Ivy Lee got a check from the man for thirty thousand dollars, which is today's equivalent of about two hundred thousand dollars, with a note that said it was the most important piece of information - when executed - that he had ever had in his life.

As mentioned, we start at the beginning but you can start at any time right where you are with whatever resources you might have at your disposal. This is called the X factor. As you are working towards your financial or personal goal there will be many, many tumultuous twist and turns.

If you experience this, then you are absolutely on the right track.

Don’t allow anyone to influence you whatsoever. You are moving towards your Y factor. Your Y factor is your desired goal.

Begin to mix your goal with feeling and emotion and instantly you ignite the creative process that exists in each and every one of us on this planet.

Doing the daily 6 Razor’s Edge Daily Activities will propel you towards your goal and fast track your efforts exponentially.

It works perfectly.

You can wing it or shoot from the hip but without a master plan nothing really great ever happens.

You might have some wins however they won’t be consistent wins.

Think of a calculator.

You can’t even begin to use it until you clear the entries that you previously entered.

The mind works exactly the same way. If you don’t achieve all six activities in one day simply roll it over to the next day. The core idea is to stay on one activity until you complete it and then move onto the next one.

This is the template for your daily 6 razor’s edge power action activities.


In order to remain on the right side of the razor’s edge, I understand that Excellence is defined as my commitment to completion!

1 ________________________________

2 ________________________________

3 ________________________________

4 ________________________________

5 ________________________________

6 ________________________________

 Excellence is a commitment to completion.





“Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal”

I am so happy and grateful now that I am creating incredible results in my life and/or business one person and one day at a time with unwavering faith.


My financial/personal goal for this month.

Carpe Momentum

Coach Franco Cianflone


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