People say that we live in more polarized times than “ever before.” I doubt that. The political view fracturing in the US is hardly unique in US history – there was a War of Independence and then a Civil War, after all. There are conflicts and tensions around the world, just as in every time in history. I agree with my friend who fears what kind of external threat would be required before people could be unified. “Maybe we would benefit from an alien invasion,” he points out.
Leaders are learners. There is no room in the future for leaders who are not continuous learners.There is no room in the future for leaders who are not continuous learners. Click To Tweet
Reading, studying new information, and reflection are all part of the learning process. Information is readily available to anyone reading this, and access to information is no longer the limiting factor for developing leadership skills.
Great leaders distinguish themselves in the way that they pay attention and apply what they learn. Here’s the formula: [Read more…] about Three Practices to Maximize Learning
Mature leaders recognize that being “too busy” is a failure to prioritize. Why? Because you have enough time to accomplish great things.Mature leaders recognize that being “too busy” is a failure to prioritize. Click To Tweet
80/20 analysis shows that 80% of the value comes from 20% of the time and effort. But 80/20 is iterative! 64% of the value comes from just 4% of your time and effort. 4% is one hour out of 25, or roughly an hour a day.
Once you see this truth, the question becomes how to convert more hours into highest payoff activities. Converting just one more hour into high-value activity could double your output. [Read more…] about You Have Enough Time