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Big Rocks in First

How do you make sure you accomplish what really matters? Put the big rocks in first!

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Purpose Drives Execution

Everyone knows that great ideas and strategies aren’t worth anything without great execution, right? What we mostly fail to ask is “Why?” Why are we executing the way we are? The Purpose Drives Impact framework gives us a way to examine execution

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Profit and Productivity Driven By Purpose?

I’ve been reading The One Thing by Gary Keller and find this figure fascinating. If we’re clear on our purpose and use it to set our priorities, then those priorities will drive productivity and ultimately profit. Seems kind of obvious

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Are you ready for 2014? Does your team execute without your holding them accountable?

Winter Greetings, By this time in January, it’s easy to figure it’s too late to do any planning.  Keep on keeping on, we may think. If you’ve already done you’re planning and everyone is clear on your priorities, getting on

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Too busy to plan?

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Quite a few CEOs I’ve spoken with recently tell me they’re too busy to add a daily huddle or a quarterly planning offsite to their schedule. This post is for those of you too busy for the full meeting rhythm

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Show me your calendar. That’s how I know what you value.

Your strategy isn’t what you talk about, its what you spend your time on. McKinsey has a great article about how to make sure your calendar is working for you.. Have you empowered your administrative assistant this way? The most

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