Are you open to learn from your errors? If you’re open to learn from your mistakes, often they can launch success and opportunities that would never have occurred without accepting failure.
Strategic Discipline Blog
Saturday, my son Noah, performed a solo and in a quintet at Solo and Ensemble, at Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Watching him perform reminded me of the irony of freedom. It also reminded me of a quote I’ve used several times in my blog, that the will to win isn’t as important as the will to prepare to win.
How important do you value discipline in your organization? How much thought if any do you give to it?
Could there be a greater contrast in the culture of two teams than the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and the Miami Dolphins?
How do you measure accountability?
When Andy Grove, CEO of Intel, discovered in 1994 that he may have a tumor the size of a cube of sugar growing in his prostate gland he didn’t take the immediate step his doctor suggested. Visit his urologist.
Several nights ago I couldn’t sleep. I began to think about my life and reflected upon a period of time when I was extremely shallow, at least in my pursuit of a relationship. I’d been divorced for a couple of years, out of a relationship for a short time, and I began to focus on getting into a new relationship. However due to misplaced judgment and desire I concentrated on the physical part of the relationship.
In Top Ten Elements to Drive Business Growth - 4-3-2-1 Formula we looked at the elements that Gazelles and Positioning Systems focus on to drive growth in small to mid-sized business. These are fundamentals that Jim Collins discovered in his groundbreaking book Good to Great and have been further confirmed by studies at Harvard Business Review.
Life can be ironic. Positioning Systems fundamental coaching principles surround the ideals of discipline. The reason Positioning Systems focuses on Strategic Discipline for meetings, metrics, and priorities is due to my personal beliefs in the foundational teachings from Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and Jim Collins in Good to Great. They remain to me the most important element in achieving business growth and success.