There is something about the grand opening, the starting gun, the first day, or the kick off that strikes at the heart of people to get them on board.
Because we are often a short-sighted and an immediate-satisfaction oriented people, the long range goals seldom come to fruition.
Weariness, stress, slow movement, and discouragement set in and cause us to forget or lose sight of the excitement the original goals provided at the beginning.
In leadership circles, the idea of finishing well is becoming more prevalent. We need leaders who know how to start but also how to finish well.