Schedule Time for Yourself … and Hide!

Make More Time

This month’s topic in my Executive Mentoring Group is Make More Time.

The goal here is to create 2 or more hours a week for yourself to have time to think, plan, work on strategic priorities — or get a little life back! Read More

How do you Invest your time?

New year, same pressures

Well it’s the new year, and the new year often comes with a desire to renew, change or improve something in our work and life.

One of the things I find so interesting (and mostly annoying) is that just because you decide you want do something new or better, the rest of the world does not back off and start behaving in a less challenging, tempting or unreasonable way. Read More

Busy is a choice

busy to important

Through my work, I talk to many people (exeucitves, mid-level managers, and individuals) in many different companies and industries, and the one issue that seems epidemic, is that people are all too busy.

I see three underlying issues that cause people to get and stay too busy. Read More

Corporate Crap: Don’t forget to budget time

Ambitious Intentions

Think about the difference between the work you intend to do as an executive, and how you actually get to spend your time.

I have never met a CEO who was not surprised at how much time they DON’T get to spend running the company. Read More

One big warning sign that your team won't execute

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Lessons from a high school musical

I learned a big lesson about business execution during rehearsals for my high school musical.

An unlikely take-away for sure, but I’ve always been interested in what makes groups of people able to get things done, and for me I got a big aha on the stage of my high school production of George M. Read More

Long term goals are hard for humans

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The Monday MOVE Idea

Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: Long Term Goals are Hard for Humans

Think of your strategy like your New Years resolution

Oh, wait…that’s the problem! Read More

Ruthless Priorities and Effectiveness

This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Ruthless Priorities and Effectivnessk.

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Get the webinar

If you missed it you can download the recording.

Members of my FORWARD program for Professional Development can download this webinar for free. Read More

2 reasons your team is not executing

2 reasons

In my work with organizations to help them put their Strategy into Action, I find very often that many teams have trouble executing for a couple of fundamental reasons.

Alignment is not enough

Let’s assume your team is 100% aligned. Read More