“Without a purpose any problem is too big.” Ernest C. Wilson, The Week that Changed the World.
Strategic Discipline Blog
Nothing affects your business more than the quality and timing of the decisions you make. In Execution or Bad Choices – Why Do Businesses Fail we examined the reason most businesses fail.
Is there a difference between being driven to do something and being passionate about it?
What’s more important? Want to or how to?
What’s your Core Purpose? We’ve discussed this subject several times, and it’s revealing that Greg McKeown in Essentialism speaks to it as well.
One of my clients just lost a valued employee from their leadership team. One of the reasons she decided to leave was the pressure she felt from her boss to perform in sales. She had recently accepted a promotion to sales from her marketing position. This year she’d been working on a very large prospect that would very likely have topped the company’s previous best ever customer. She gotten them a commitment just not the full commitment that the company sales procedure outlines. It created conflict and anxiety as she worked to close them to a long term engagement.
How do you find people that share the right values?
What’s the first question you need to determine about the people you consider hiring?
Most of us struggle to get out of our comfort zone. Yet it’s the one thing, done frequently that can dramatically transform our performance.
It’s the first Monday of 2014! David Allen, author of Getting Things Done and past Fortune/Gazelles Growth Summit speaker, recommends this day (or possibly another between Christmas and the New Year) as an excellent day to clean out your office, getting rid of anything you haven’t used in the past year.