Look Back Before You Go Forward

Remember that we started this conversation in January with my Plan-Execute-Measure system - well, last week was the final week of execution. And I know that because my calendar has reminders. I spent last week reviewing the results and activities. This quarter was an exceedingly tough one where three family…


Trust and Collaboration in Teams

Last week I onboarded a new client. The focus of the engagement is to add leverage to a global deployment gone awry and bring it back on track. Without compromising any confidentiality, I want to talk about some themes that are showing up.Trust and CollaborationThese two words are probably the…


Every Good Plan …

So, it is the end of my first week. And not a few days into the year, mother nature dumps a pile of snow and it’s out shoveling I must go.  So I’m a little behind. What do you do? Move on and stay focused. We might catch up later…


The Power of Themes

Last week, I talked about the importance of setting a theme word for the year. The theme word is there in the background. My theme word for last year was "declutter".  This is how the year played out.  In the lower right-hand corner, you see the image of what my office looked…


Day 4 – Turning Goals in Daily Actions

Day 4 and thank you to all those who sent in their theme word for the year. I can't wait to see how it goes when we check in next year. Here's the thing about goals. Everything is achievable if you build it in blocks that are manageable. I worked…


Day 3 – Go Boldly Toward Your Dreams

Day 3 “Man is what he believes.” – Anton Checkov Are you still with me? To recap: So far, we’ve declared our theme word for the year. And, you looked back on 2021 and answered a few questions to capture some lessons learned. Today we’re going to do a little…


Day 2 – Look Back Before You Go Forward

Stay with me. If you follow along for the whole year, your look back next year will be amazing. In my last blog post, I mentioned the Plan-Execute-Measure (P5-E55-M5)  Process to making plans. Let me give you a little look into the planning process.  This is how it starts: During…

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2022 is the Year You Arrive!

Start Planning for Success in 2022

In the days ahead, I'm going to walk you through my journey for how I plan each year and how I use my Five-55-Five Process to get more done in the same time allocation that we all get.

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Going back to the office after COVID, what about culture?

7 Tips for Improving Your Culture Post Covid-19

“Positive culture is a vital aspect of running a business–more than 50% of executives say corporate culture influences productivity, creativity, profitability, firm value, and growth rates. These corporate culture statistics outline how important culture is in attracting, retaining, and satisfying employees.” -  https://bonfyreapp.com/blog/8-stats-building-a-corporate-culture Currently, the new struggle is finding ways…


How I Lowered my Cholesterol by 30% in 9 Months

Feb 2019 and my annual visit to the doctor for the annual bloodletting.  The results are in, my LDL cholesterol was 176. For those of you who don’t know, LDL cholesterol is often called bad cholesterol. The reason LDL is called bad cholesterol is that it can build up in…