Greg Secker was asked how he brings his ideas to fruition. Mr. Secker’s response was that he first thinks about something that he wants to achieve or complete at work. Then he comes up with a plan that will help him work towards achieving those goals. After he has a plan in place, Greg Secker says he shares his idea with colleagues, friends and family. When you get other people involved and excited about your idea, they can then help you out with the process or even point out something your may have missed. Greg Secker also says that being enthusiastic helps greatly whenever you are trying to sell a new idea or get support for it.
Mr. Secker specifically discussed a tactic that he uses to help him achieve his goals in the more broader process above. To help him determine what steps he needs to take in order to achieve his goals, Secker uses a technique that he calls pre-planning. This is when a person first imagines that his goals are already completed. Then he imagines the steps that were taken in his mind that let him achieve those goals or wishes. After this, Greg Secker says you review those steps that you imagined and rate their feasibility. You tinker with those steps and make them realistic. Once you are satisfied with those steps, you can begin actually implementing them in real life.
Ideamensch asked Greg Secker what is a book he suggest other people go ahead and read. Mr. Secker suggests reading the book called Tools Of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. This is a book that contains a compilation of interviews that Tim Ferris had with prominent businessmen, showmen, athletes and celebrities. Greg Secker says it is written in an unconventional format and has lots of wisdom contained within it. It also contains a lot insights says Secker. He considers it a must read and strongly suggests everybody pick it up if they can.
Next, Greg Secker was asked about a figure that has deeply affected him. His answer was Gary Vaynerchuk. He says that Gary Vaynerchuk made him realize the great potential of human capital and how it can be used to market products and services to other companies as well as directly to the consumer.