At home, we delegate some of our housekeeping tasks. Our cleaning ladies do a great job! Dishes washed, counters clear, sink disinfected, oven, refrigerator, and bathrooms disinfected, floors vacuumed or mopped and sparkling, random housewares put away. However, there’s one little problem. When they put things away, we can never find them. Like any other […]
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. […]
Every quarter I set new personal and business goals for the next 3 and 12 months. This assessment is based on personal goals I set 3 and 12 months ago. I shared business accomplishments last week. My 2019 1Q 3 Month Targets (confidence level/result/assessment) Summary: overall I met (79+100+45+100+45)/5 = 74% of my 3 month […]
From time to time, on a long enough journey or project, we all may lose sight of the end goal, lose motivation or momentum, or develop a sense of directionlessness or stalled inertia. Sometimes we just procrastinate. No matter how we experience it, or what we call it, the observed result is we waste our […]
“The question isn’t what are we going to do. The question is what aren’t we going to do.” – Ferris Bueller There are many things you can do in life. In fact, you can do just about anything. Right now. You can do anything you want. Each thing you do may lead to many others. […]
I had a weight loss client who said every time she opened the refrigerator, it was after a thought that it was hopeless anyway. She acknowledged that these thoughts of hopelessness led her to feel hopeless about her weight and dietary compliance. It’s no secret that our thoughts lead our feelings: what we think, then […]
Effective learning and memory transforms techniques into skills through practice: review, rehearsal, and repetition.
You can have a say in the results of any initiative when you clearly define the outcome, then take correlated action. Let’s get in action!