Starting the conversation: Just because you are good at something doesn’t mean you are bad at something else. Skills take time and energy to build, and your learning experiences always come from less than ideal situations. The discipline to make a decision, communicate it, and guide your team through the execution […]
Reaching the next level of business growth brings new challenges. Deciding how to approach issues and snags when in the middle of the day-to-day provides a guidepost to use.
Time is scarce and what we do with our time models to the rest of our company what the priorities really are.
Priorities are necessary when we are making decisions. Regardless of size, the options you consider and choose from set the direction of your next steps.
When you set a short- or long-term goal, you have identified an expected outcome. By the time you complete the goal, does the outcome look anything like you initially planned? The answer was unanimously NO from the 100 people I asked. Every single person said the starting goal looked nothing like the expected ending … […]
When we are driven to get to our goals, we try to do more in the same amount of time and zero in on improving our time management skills. Setting clear goals is also important to building confidence and results. Yet there is a piece that ties both together: Achievement. The capability to achieve is the result of clear goals and an understanding of time management.
I listen. I ask and observe what people are not saying and what words come out of their mouth. That’s the core of my interview with Dr. Richard on The Daily Helping. From the very first question, I was sharing my knowledge … yet I had not realized the parallels between that information and the […]
Leading is much more than picking up the slack, motivating or team building. It’s also about keeping the mission (of your role, your team, your department … your company) front and center. The thing is, there are no concrete steps to take that are the same for every situation. Ambiguity is a phenomenon all company […]