Tag Archives: Goal Setting

I quit! But stayed: A dangerous place for a leader

There is a dangerous place for a leader to find him or herself in as a leader of people. Unfortunately, I talk to leaders who are in this place a lot more lately as the job market heats up and … Continue reading

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Fit Factors: What are yours? Do you know?

Have you ever heard anyone say either of the following: “That company is just not the right “fit” for me…” “That person is just not the right “fit” for what we are looking for…” I have. I’ve said both of … Continue reading

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A Big, Hairy and Audacious Challenge for 2012

The beginning of a new year provides a fresh start or new slate for us. It’s a time to think about the possibilities of what could happen this next year. It’s a time to reset, refocus and recommit. About 40-45% … Continue reading

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What the Germans teach us about prioritization

There is one leadership mistake I see happen often that renders a leader ineffective. As a leader, we are responsible to make key decisions. It comes with the territory. These could be decisions related to directional or strategic decisions or … Continue reading

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Go ahead and quit! It’s easier

In just over a week I am running a half marathon. Admittedly, I am not very fond of running long distances, so I’ve been training for weeks and have learned this is not a race for the faint of heart. … Continue reading

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How To Get Fat By Listening to Yourself

Two times over the past five years I’ve taken on the challenge to lose weight. I set a target weight, chose a plan and went after it. Each time I was able to meet my goal and hit my target … Continue reading

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Are you a Finisher?

What attribute is at the top of your list when you hire leaders or individual contributors in your organization? I love the Southwest Airline “hire for attitude, train for skill” approach and adopt it in all the areas I’m responsible … Continue reading

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