Lessons Learned at the 5.12k Run to Brunch 2019 in Austin, TX. This was my first 5k race in more than 2 years. It was a hot, humid day.
Are there certain rules you live by? Do you have habits or structures in your life that both support you and yet, at the same time, create boundaries and limitations? Are you ever frustrated by a conflict between what you want to do and what you have to do? The nature of results Why is […]
These are my personal goals for the next 3 and 12 months. Business goals for the quarter are in this post. I’ll measure performance and document lessons learned at the end of the quarter. Why do I set goals? I’ve learned I accomplish my biggest achievements after I find purpose and create a plan. As […]
Note: in last week’s post, I said I’d publish personal goals this week. I’m behind schedule on that, so this week I’m publishing this supplement to prior articles about building and motivating teams. When things aren’t going your way, or when team members are underperforming, take a look at the symptoms, then see if you […]
Every quarter I set new 3 and 12 month personal and business goals. These are my 3Q 2019 targets for business. Personal goals are in next week’s post. I shared last quarter’s accomplishments over the last 2 weeks. Why do I set goals? My biggest achievements have been the result of big goals that were […]
Every quarter I set new personal and business goals for the next 3 and 12 months. These lessons learned are based on personal goals (Objectives and Key Results) I set 3 and 12 months ago (plus a few I’ve added). I shared business accomplishments last week. Personal Targets I set for 2Q 2019 (and confidence […]
Every quarter I set new 3 and 12 month personal and business goals. These are the results of my business goals over the last quarter. Personal results are in next week’s post. I’ll share next quarter’s goals in the first 2 weeks of net month. 2Q Summary Overall, I met 9% of the goals I […]
As you identify the people in your “organization” (those who influence you or your goals), it’s useful to understand their alignment with your initiative, and their potential to meaningfully impact it (for the better or for the worse). In her book, Radical Focus (more information linked below), Christina Wodtke suggests using 3 criteria (engagement, performance, […]
The hardest part of completing a big initiative is creating the habits that will sustain the initiative. Here is how to follow through and finish the job.
Sometimes it feels like we are powerless to change our situation in life. Sometimes it seems like certain situations have always existed, and it even seems like nothing could ever change them. However, in the thread of history, the only thing that has been reliable is … change. Everything can change, and eventually everything will. […]