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 […]
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!
“None of us is as smart as all of us.” –Ken Blanchard “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” –Warren Buffett “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” –Dwight D. Eisenhower Now that we have foundational purpose and […]
Create and execute a plan to build a bridge to your product.
Last week we discussed the 5 fundamental relationship questions. This week we share a tool you can use to define, in detail, the elements of your perfect relationship and partner. Note: this model works just as well for work or business relationships as it does for spousal relationships. Are you ready to begin? Prepare to Plan your Perfect Relationship Put yourself […]
Give Yourself An Overview In large companies, it’s common for managers to create executive “dashboard”s of data related to important initiatives or operational activities. Each of my courses has a syllabus. The syllabus is a roadmap of the journey my clients take from where they start to where they want to be. I want my […]
Each new athletic achievement has shown me that something even bigger is possible. My athletic life has given me a whole new future. In the next 12 months, I’ll do new and different things that would have been unthinkable for most of my life. Go Big And Get Specific “Health” And “Fitness” And “Successful” and “Rich” and […]
Congratulations, you’re a project manager! The investment team has already set the budget, schedule, and scope of your product development project. The executive staff assembled the project team. Like any catastrophic failure, errors have already been made by multiple parties, well in advance of the events that will ultimately expose the failure. Now, they will watch and […]
The lead software developer on my team came by my desk to tell me she needed to tell me something. She wanted to talk in private, in a conference room, apparently due to the sensitive nature of the message. Once in the small room, she broke the news. “We’re screwed. The team and I have […]