We all face a "collision with reality" when our good intentions don't produce the results we wanted. It's important to follow the Cycle of Success if we want to meet our personal, professional, and organizational goals.
That's been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains. Steve Jobs