Our Cleaning Ladies: How to Delegate for Endless Amusement

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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 […]

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Assess the People on Your Team

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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, […]

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10 P’s to Change Your Life

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. […]

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How To Create New Motivation

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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 […]

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