STOUT Inspiration + Action To Accelerate Your Week
Find inspiration in the late Henry Ford’s groundbreaking inventor spirit and put our Stout Action Plan to look beyond the ordinary to break new ground on success.
Henry Ford built his first gas powered “horseless carriage” in a shed behind his house and just a few years later started rolling out the Model T from his newly established Ford Motor Company.
The vehicle itself was revolutionary, but Ford didn’t stop there with innovation. He introduced ground breaking new mass-production methods that used a moving assembly line and standardized parts to meet the massive demand for his vehicle.
Through his innovative processes, Ford was able to achieve his dedication to the production of an efficient and reliable automobile affordable for everyone, while also setting a higher daily wage standard in the industry.
Be ready to revise any system, scrap any method, abandon any theory, if the success of the job requires it.
– Henry Ford
❶ Envision The Extraordinary
Leave behind limits, how you’ve always done things, how others tell you they must be done. Sketch out the biggest, best version of what you want to accomplish and use that as a guide-star for every goal you set.
❷ Start By Doing
Ford didn’t wait to start a company- he prototyped in a shed behind his house. Take one action right now that will get you started breaking new ground.
❸ Fast Forward
When demand exceeded Ford’s original plan, rather than taking fewer orders, he regrouped and re-invented production to meet goals. Don’t be afraid to pivot and you can persevere on the path to success.
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