Is keeping your “head down” at work “holding up” your career?

This is a holdup. Don't keep your head down and hold up your career.

”This is a holdup!” yells the armed gunman as he waves the gun in your face and tells you to give him your valuables. It’s common to “keep your head down” at work, attempting to stay ”below the radar,” but the most influential people aren’t invisible or trying to be. THE COST OF “HIDING OUT” […]

Dylan Cornelius 3 and 12 Month Targets: July 18, 2019

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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 […]

Dylan Cornelius 3 and 12 Month Targets: April 25, 2019

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These are my personal goals for the next 3 and 12 months. Business goals are in last week’s post. At the end of the quarter I’ll assess progress. My 2019 2nd Quarter Targets (and confidence level) 1. Objective: Be Fit Key Result: Be well Measures: 100% InsideTracker biomarkers optimized (low) I feel well (medium) Stay in the […]

Dylan Cornelius 3 and 12 Month Targets: January 24, 2019

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Every quarter I set new personal and business goals for the next 3 and 12 months. These are personal goals. Business goals are in next week’s post. See more about my goal setting approach at the bottom of this post. I shared last quarter’s accomplishments 2 and 3 weeks ago. My 2019 1Q 3 Month […]

5 Step Values Exercise Example: Power in Practice

Craft your personal Policy. Name your values. Declare your purpose in life. Live a great story.

Your first assignment was to complete the 5 Step Values Exercise. If you haven’t reviewed the instructions yet and attempted to start, go do it now. I’ll wait. On the other hand… if you have reviewed the instructions, you’re stuck in execution, or you want an example of how to do it… here you go… […]

What Dylan Cornelius Values

My favorite race is the one I just finished because it's so damn hard in the midst of it, so nice when it's over, and I always feel such an amazing accomplishment when I've worked hard and met the challenge.

What does Dylan Cornelius value? It took some time with, and even after executive coaching, to come up with this definitive short list. Following are my values. They’re a guide for how I live my life. The list is a touchstone when I need focus or clarity. Each value inspires and is important to me. […]