Protect your time. Be selective where you invest your time, effort and energy.
Minimize the noise
Whenever you can, minimize the noise and focus on what’s truly important.
Focus on the moment you are in
It is important to be present in the moment. Dedicate your time, effort, energy and focus to what you are doing at that time.
Work hard, break up the routine and have fun
Work hard, break up the routine and have fun. It is this change in scenery that could bring you the new perspective and energy you have been seeking for.
Buzzwords: innovation and transformation
Two of my “favorite” buzzwords in recent months and even years are innovation and transformation. The reason for that is that they are both complementary and generally the right area organizations should focus their attention, time and resources, yet most of them will NOT do what it takes to transform their businesses and innovate along the way. These changes take …
Length and value of business meetings
Meetings. Ever present for most in some shape or form, yet commonly ineffective and disliked by the majority. Why? Why do they default to an hour? Do we need a full hour to discuss the agenda items and make decisions? That is of course, if you get an agenda ahead of time. Do they need to take place every week? …
Greatness requires discipline
Greatness requires discipline. While your talents and innate abilities are outside your immediate control, what you can control is work, effort, energy and commitment. All of which require you to be disciplined and intentional with your time, responsibilities and priorities.
There are NO SHORTCUTS
Everything that matters and is truly valuable in life, takes time. There are no shortcuts in relationships, career, business, education, health…there is no shortcut to greatness. Once you understand that, you will spend more time on making progress and a lot less looking around at what others have done or may be doing.
FINISHED is better than perfect! While I’m a fan of quality in all that I do, at times, it is possible for us all to spend way too much time on things that don’t provide as much value in return. Furthermore, we often sit on thing at 80% or 90% complete and we keep finding excuses as to why we …
Today is as good of a day as any of them to start addressing your major goals and making progress towards achieving them one day. We all have major goals that have somehow drifted towards becoming dreams as we think and daydream, but don’t act nearly enough in order to accomplish them. Thinking, planing, strategizing, wishing…all important, but ultimately useless …
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