Repetition is essential to effective training. We understand this principle with professional athletes and musicians. Yet we ignore it in the workplace. Chose an area for you or others to improve upon. Then schedule enough time to get plenty of reps to achieve mastery. Repetition is essential to effective training.
Do you know the difference between chaos and focus? The two seem very similar by definition, but it’s critical to understand what sets them apart. This is one of the topics I discussed here at the impressive Gold coast convention center in Gold Coast, Australia, and I’d like to share some of it with you. Chaos is the haphazard allocation of resources … Continue reading “How to go from chaos to focus”
How many hours per week do you believe you must work to be successful? How would you define the word “successful?” Think about how it would feel to live the life you want to live NOW, not tomorrow, or when you retire. Is that life centered around working long hours, day after day? Then why … Continue reading “How many hours do you need to work to be successful?”
Pencil in that “no” now if you need that extra push! Saying no to requests that don’t contribute to your most valuable activities allows you to say YES to the ones that do contribute to your Most Valuable Activities (MVAs). No CAN mean “yes” in this case! My talented friend, Rod, has a great technique … Continue reading “Why saying no is so important”
If you run into a challenge with a team member, ask yourself, am I trying to force compliance, or am I seeking to help them grow? Productive leaders focus on developing skill sets, which makes force unnecessary. By coaching and training others, you can help them improve performance.