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Less is More in Strategy

October 11, 2021
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Prefer to watch rather than read? Here’s a short 6-minute video.

Gardening

Sometime early in the pandemic I decided I wanted to have a flower garden. I began planting things. Some of them grew well, some not. Eventually, it became […]

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Measurement Madness

May 4, 2021
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There is a well-known saying that “what gets measured gets managed”.  Depending on your source, it was first said by either physicist Lord kelvin, or Peter Drucker.

It’s generally true. After all, if you plan to run a marathon, you start by finding out what distance […]

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You’re The Best. NOT.

February 17, 2020
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Short commercial: Join me for the Virtual Time Blocking Summit, March 5-7! I will be presenting on using time blocking to overcome lack of motivation. Plus, there are TONS of other great thought-leaders. Register now at this link for full access. 

We live […]

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Measure What Matters and Motivates

September 11, 2018
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Who should you write up, who should you retain, and who should you groom for promotion? Growing companies eventually discover that they need a way to make more than just black and white distinctions between employees who are doing their job and those who should be fired for […]

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Measure What Matters

June 27, 2016
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People are measuring lots of things nowadays, and in fact there is a growing industry of devices and software for personal measurement. But despite the onslaught of technology to measure ourselves, we may not be thoughtful enough about which measurements really matter to achieving our personal and business […]

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Don’t Be Too Optimistic!

March 3, 2016
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There is a very interesting innate human psychological tendency toward optimism.  In fact, as humans, we tend not only to be optimistic, but overly optimistic, even in the face of countervailing evidence.  That irrational optimism is called the “optimism bias” and it is extremely well-documented in experimental […]

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Bad News?

January 21, 2016
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One of the more interesting reasons that we procrastinate or fail to take action is due to thought patterns that are fundamentally irrational. That may not be surprising on its face, because we have all come to understand that there are psychological causes of our behavior at play […]

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Back from the Future

December 30, 2015
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If you took the steps outlined over the last two entries you should have one or a couple of short, inspiring mission statements that vividly describe the universe, experientially, of life (or business) once you have fulfilled your New Year’s resolution.  If it is done properly, it […]

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