How many times have we been told to write down our goals so we can keep them in focus ... and make sure we tell everyone around us so they…
I've often used this line as a metaphor for the process of accountability and follow up that makes a real difference in executive performance.Just being there ... letting people know…
Urban Meyer is returning as the football coach at the University of Florida, much to the delight of Florida fans everywhere. He has a remarkable track record wherever he’s been and with him, Florida won two national championships in 2006 and 2008. His winning record of .842 is the highest among active coaches with at least 5 years experience (at a Football Bowl subdivision).
So what, you say? Well, Urban Meyer is the poster child for the out of balance work life that earned him an ambulance trip to the hospital last December.
The good news? (more…)
In an article entitled Five Ways Pixar Makes Better Decisions, Tom Davenport, a Babson College professor, refers to what I call “after action reviews” as a critical element of the creative decision-making used at Pixar.
In my earlier post, Powerful After Action Reviews, you can learn more about this concept, built and nurtured by the US Army.
Pixar uses the concept of “Dailies”
For Pixar, Davenport reminds us how movie makers use “dailies” to review their work in progress, showing movies to other filmmakers every few month to solicit critical insights that often make the movies better.
Early birds - those of you who get up early - tend to be more proactive, more successful in business ... while the night owls ... that's me ... have…