My Wednesday biopsy results and most recent blog Four Purposes for Quarterly Meetings reminded me of the importance of good news and positive reinforcement in building a growing business culture. Recognizing accomplishments achieved at Quarterly Planning Meetings is just one step in the meeting rhythm cycle that offers good news and positive impact on your team. Daily Huddles include opportunities for every one of your staff to report on victories they’ve achieved each day.
Strategic Discipline Blog
Many business and leadership skills are counter intuitive. Take the idea of less is more. Most of us believe if we tackle more we get more done, when precisely the opposite is true.
As a Senior E-Myth Consultant for nearly ten years we had a specific process labeled “Special Decision Techniques” that we were able to provide for our clients to help them in decision making. This process noted four factors that make business decisions difficult:
It’s difficult to describe the respect I have for Admiral Stockdale. The torture he faced at the hands of the Vietnamese was incredible. Yesterday I received some more brutal facts about how things might look moving forward.
In Get Greater Accountability, Individual Meetings or Team Meetings? I failed to outline some of the more positive outcomes that come from group meetings and individual meetings. Let’s look also at private and public accountability and why the latter works so much better in group meetings.
You’re clear on your One Thing. You feel there’s some traction in your leadership team, yet something seems amiss in your weekly meeting rhythm meetings. The meetings are sedate, absent excitement, conflict and drama that you feel might exemplify a team grinding together to get things done. Is this good or bad?
It’s the oddest thing. I feel fine, even great most of the time, yet the doctors, the numbers my blood work provide, the mask I have to wear when I go outside or when I’m around people, all say I’m sick!
Here’s what I’ve learned about the people that have been taking care of me. A nurse’s son got hit by a vehicle that didn’t have any insurance, totaling his car and delaying her arrival by 4 hours. He’d just gotten his first vehicle two weeks ago. Another’s wife works as a minister in a community several hours away and they see each other only on weekends. He loves to fish and is a very good cook. (His desserts are terrific!)