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Productive, Not Busy #170

Published on October 11, 2019 Written by

Productive, Not Busy #170 Productive, not busy. They’re not the same, yet we can use the words as if they are. We all fall into the trap of busyness. It’s in our language and our psyche. When we’re “too busy,” we become stressed and often are less productive. Imagine if you changed your language from […]

No Throw Away Moments #169

Published on October 10, 2019 Written by

No Throw Away Moments #169 Sometimes we forget. We forget the meaning and importance behind what we’re doing and it erodes from there. It can be as simple as preparing for a meeting. When I remind the leaders I work with about the facts – what it costs them to host a meeting with their […]

Complacency is the Enemy #168

Published on October 9, 2019 Written by

Complacency is the Enemy #168 As a leader, you have the honor of caring for the tone of your culture daily. Some days, that may feel like a privilege and other days it may seem a burden. What’s the difference? It’s how you’re relating to the complex beings around you and the interpretation you have […]

Serving Should Cost You Nothing #167

Published on October 8, 2019 Written by

Serving Should Cost You Nothing #167 I love talking with Jill Young (@jillintexas). She’s positive, energetic, loving, generous and thoughtful. In every conversation, you will be better as a result. We were chatting about the fine line between serving others and being Unf♥<kwithable. While we were exploring, I offered “if you are truly serving, it […]

Sparking Action #166

Published on October 7, 2019 Written by

Sparking Action #166 When you pursue a dream, a future opportunity, or a goal, all kinds of concern, worry, and fear can show up. After all, it wouldn’t be a future possibility if you already knew how to do it. Recently, while working with a group of CEOs, one of them declared something big. It […]

Sacrifice is a Reality #165

Published on October 4, 2019 Written by

Sacrifice is a Reality #165 On my drive to work, I’m listening to the radio and Dave Ryan (@daveryankdwb) says, “If you’ve ever taken a shower, you’ve had an idea,” referring to the fact that an idea alone will not make you an entrepreneur. Many people think it’s that simple; it’s not. If it was, […]

7 Tips for Better Meetings #164

Published on October 3, 2019 Written by

7 Tips for Better Meetings #164 Ever been to a non-productive meeting? Me too, and they are all too common. Here are seven tips to improve your meetings (shared from our Getting Stuff Done (GSD) Program): Always have an objective for the meeting. Share this with all attendees. Don’t deviate. Too often we delve into […]

3 Choices #163

Published on October 2, 2019 Written by

3 Choices #163 When things aren’t working, you have three choices. You can live with it, end it or change it. I learned this from Gino Wickman. Complaining about it isn’t going to help, though many people seek new audiences to share the same story, politicking their way through a situation and causing harm to […]

This Indecision’s Bugging Me #162

Published on October 1, 2019 Written by

This Indecision’s Bugging Me #162 There was a study done that analyzed 25,000 people who had experienced failure. Lack of decision, or procrastination, was one of the major causes. They took the study further and found there were two main reasons that people cited for procrastination. Do you know what they are? People put off […]

Rules To Live By #161

Published on September 30, 2019 Written by

Rules To Live By #161 Sometimes you see a message and it fits. This one was posted by Marnie Gibbs and I changed the title. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. 1. Never shake a hand sitting down. 2. Learn how to cook a signature dish. 3. Spend 30 min. a […]