Execution is the fourth step of ESPER framework. This is the step where your goal really gets brought to life in physical reality. When you were establishing your goal, you created the virtual image it in your mind. In Strategy, you developed the key pillars and principles you need to build your plan on. In Planning, you develop the specifics of your plan, right up to activities you need to do and integrated it into your schedule.

Execution is an extremely critical step because execution is all that anybody ever sees. You can spend all your life establishing goals, strategizing and planning, but if you never get down to the execution, nothing is going to happen.

It is the step when things manifest, get brought to life, takes physical shape. It is when your goal becomes reality.

Assuming you have done a thorough and rigorous job in the previous three steps and you have prioritized the right tasks in your plan, how your goal manifests in reality now weighs on your ability to execute according to your plan.

I have already written a series of articles on maximizing your results in execution:

In the last part of the series, we will be looking at the last step of ESPER – Review.

This is part 6 of a 7-part series on what it takes to successfully achieve goals.

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