My wife’s grandfather used to walk around his factory every morning, greeting each employee by name and catching up on what was going on with their work and their life. This morning routine took a good amount of time, but whenever someone mentioned that he might want to stop, he assured them that this was
Leaders are decisive. And this is not an easy thing for many people. And here’s the great thing, you can learn to be more decisive. You’re not stuck with your current ability to make a decision and take action. It comes down to something you’ve probably heard from me time and time again, confidence. Confidence
You are so talented! You have a gift. You’re a natural. Have you ever heard those words? Ever said them to someone else? On the surface, they seem like positive, encouraging words. But the question is…what did they have to do to earn them? Well, if someone is talented, they have a gift, or are
Do you remember when you were a kid and you did things just because…just because it was fun…just because you wanted to? Maybe it was playing sports or a musical instrument. Do you remember those moments? And then someone comes along and says, “Oh, you’re really good, to get better you should set a goal
What do we do at a green light? Right…we go. Red light? Stop. Yellow light? Go faster! Well…maybe we shouldn’t but that’s what Jeff Bridges’ character observantly comments in the 1984 sci-fi classic Starman. In business, as in life, we have our green lights, yellow lights, and red lights. Green and red lights are easy.
In a world of seemingly endless tasks and action-items, the ability to know when something is finally done is extremely important. Even if you know when something is done, what do you do if someone on your team doesn’t seem to know when a task is complete? Not knowing when something’s done relates to the problems of