Category Archives for "1-Self"

Yeah-But…

Time to Read: 1 min…   ​Happens all the time. You, or one of your team, suggests a new idea and another person immediately and assertively says “Yeah-but…”Yeah-but…We don’t have any budget for thatWe’ll never get approval to do itWe’ve always done it this wayIt’s too risky – nobody’s ever done that beforeWhat will others think?What if […]

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How Will You Spend the Next Hour?

Time to Read: 1 min…   Every hour you spend in meetings maintaining the status quo is an hour spent as a manager. Every hour you spend enabling your people to challenge, change, and improve the status quo is an hour spent as a leader.Both are necessary.  It’s a matter of priority and balance.Here’s how most managers […]

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Which of These Timeless Mistakes Do You Make?

Time to Read: 1 min…   Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer, and philosopher who died in 43 BC in the time of Julius Caesar.  Cicero famously recorded what he saw were the six most troublesome mistakes made by humans. 1- The delusion that individual advancement is made by crushing others 2- The tendency to […]

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