You’re probably familiar with the term KPI’s or Key Performance Indicators. KPI’s are driven by top-down leadership decisions. These are the Key Performance Indicators for the company based on the Annual, Quarterly and Trimester planning and strategy meetings businesses have to set direction for the business.
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Warm chocolate chip cookies and radishes! You’ve smelled fresh baked chocolate chip cookies haven’t you? They smell delicious.
What happens to your brain, when it gets to think about something hard?
Think of something as simple as brushing your teeth. It is not something that you ordinarily have to remind yourself to do, is it?
"Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time."
Discernment should be a gift we all have with the talent to use it wisely. One of the greatest challenges we face is how and where we spend our time.
In my last blog Discipline Scheduling - Three Keys to Building Effective Rituals we looked at three keys to building effective rituals. The three keys are:
How important is it to specify the time you are going to do something to predict accomplishment? Precision and Specificity is one of the three key to establishing effective rituals. Researchers have found that even chronic procrastinators are eight times more likely to follow through if they set a specific time to complete it. Here’s an example from Be Excellent at Anything that illustrates the importance of precision and specificity.
How well do you get things done? Do you get your daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly priorities completed on time? How well do your people do at this?
“I’d get up at 4:30 AM, exercise, read something inspirational, and then have a healthy breakfast. That was my routine.” My client was explaining why he decided to re-gage our coaching work. When we were working together this had been his faithful morning regiment, every day. For the past year or better he explained he’d not been following this routine and he found his business and personal focus suffering.