Category Archive: Goals

How the Budweiser Frogs Illustrate the 3 C’s of Leadership

The skills and behaviors of leadership are accessible to anyone with average intelligence. Being smart helps, but it isn’t necessary. Effective leadership is challenging, but the next step usually isn’t complicated. The challenge… Continue reading

A One Week New Year’s Resolution

“The problem with the future is it keeps turning into the present.” Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson Don’t commit to doing something for a year if you haven’t done it for a… Continue reading

The 5 Superpowers of OKR’s

“If you seek to achieve greatness, stretching for amazing is a great way to start.” John Doerr Rethink: Set a goal that requires you to rethink the way you do things. Astro Teller,… Continue reading

Moon Shot Goals

Realistic goals are useful, but a Moon-Shot-Goal is transformative. John Glenn becoming the first American to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. He spent 4 hours, 55 minutes, 23 seconds in space… Continue reading

Engagement is Getting People to Do Things THEY Want to Do

It’s a mistake to believe leadership is getting people to do what you want them to do. Engagement is getting people to do things THEY want to do. Pressure: Pressuring people to do… Continue reading

5 Ways to Choose Important Over Urgent

People tend to choose urgent tasks they can complete quickly and put off important tasks that take longer to complete. (The Mere Urgency Effect) Important tasks take longer and are more demanding than… Continue reading