You need people to get work done. But more and more people are walking away from work for a variety of reasons. So finding and retaining talent has become a formidable challenge, which therefore causes the business to suffer. How do you keep pushing things forward without enough people around you?
Archive for Leadership
As a leader, you’re committed to making 2022 the best it can be. Yet uncertainty continues to hamper planning and execution. It’s hard to know how to prepare yourself and your business for the months ahead.
You’ve incorporated the Full Focus Planner into your day-to-day life and have transformed your productivity. But you want to go even deeper. You want to maximize the Planner to the fullest and become a power user. You want to be able to display your expertise to customers, colleagues, and potential employers—and maybe even discover new […]
Most leaders are good at pushing their organization forward. They’re able to hit their goals, and they might even be decent at profit. But, unfortunately, many leaders don’t prioritize their people. If a leader doesn’t know what to do with their people, morale will be low, people will leave, and the business will suffer. The […]
When you own a business, it is inevitable that at some point you will experience crisis and disruption. The question to ask yourself is, should I pull back or lean in? Being afraid in uncertain times is normal, but fear doesn’t have to define your response. When seasons of crisis come, you can strategically pivot […]
Working on a team is complicated. Senior and departmental leaders often struggle with a multitude of demands on their time. These demands then trickle down to the individual contributors who make up a team. As if the day-to-day operations aren’t enough, try adding strategic objectives on top of that. It gets complex, even confusing. This […]
You’re approaching the final quarter of the year. It’s the home stretch. You still have big goals to achieve, but some unexpected obstacles have popped up and your team is feeling fatigued. You want to finish with a bang, but is that even possible? How do you rally your people and equip them to perform […]
Many leaders struggle with getting clarity on their vision. With the chaos and clamor of everyday life and business, the bar is often set at just trying to stay afloat. Casting a vision for what you actually want can seem like a far-off luxury. But it comes at a cost. From wasted resources to burnout […]
You know you need to make a plan for the company’s next year, but you feel a familiar sense of dread. Every year, it results in a giant, convoluted binder that is inevitably pushed to the back of the shelf three months in. How do you plan more strategically, so you end up with something […]
Many high achievers believe journaling is valuable for personal reflection and growth, but few actually open a journal on a daily basis. Perhaps you’ve thought about journaling, but then promptly gotten lost in the flurry of other tasks. Or perhaps you’ve attempted to start doing it more regularly, but then lost momentum. I’ve been there. […]
There are few things worse than walking out of a meeting, looking down at your phone, and seeing emails numbering in the double digits awaiting your response. If you travel or take vacation, the number grows even larger. It can take hours to comb through all of those messages. You probably don’t have the time […]
You have an opportunity to go into business with your family. You’re excited, but you’re also concerned. Will it be weird? Will there by power struggles? How will your coworkers see things? How will this affect your personal relationships?