Monthly Archives: June 2016

Are you an Infovore?

2016 is almost half over so I have a few questions for you. Have you been eating your vegetables? I recommend 5 or more a day. Just as important, I am curious if you have been enjoying a diet of superior, practical information? Human beings are driven to hunt, gather, and consume information. It is […]

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Task Candy

Last Week, I discussed the Simple Delegation Formula (SDF), systematic way to evaluate your regular tasks to begin the delegation process. Yet, another road block to successful delegation is what I call “task candy”. These are items that have a low overall long-term value; however, are extremely enjoyable. Years ago, when I managed an IT […]

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Simple Delegation Formula

Delegation is a complex skill to learn, especially for individuals who are experts within their own field. It is sometimes hard to trust others to perform to one’s own high standards; however, this fear can limit everyone within a team, as the failure to delegate prevents people from learning as old roles are never properly […]

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Pushing To The Front

A good system shortens the road to the goal. – Orison Swett Marden I just re-read Orison Swett Marden’s best-selling book Pushing to the Front. The original was published in 1894, and it is quite lengthy at 800+ pages and 70 Chapters. Nevertheless, do not let the age of this volume fool you as it […]

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Great Review Questions

I recommend the following three basic questions as a starting point to review the progress (or process) of any long-term project, goal, or dream. 1. What is working well? This is usually the easiest question to answer and I do recommend that listing recent successes at the beginning of any status meeting, performance discussion, or […]

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