Leadership: Planning – Verify

How do you know it’s right? Seems like a simple question that should have a simple answer.  Should be easy to find out too.  But in reality that is a [...]

Leadership: Planning – Analyze

How much time to do spend on analysis? Most people I talk to wish they had more time to do more analysis so they can see where there are opportunities to add [...]

Leadership: Planning – Work

Work expands to the amount of time you have to do it in. If you want to get something done, give it to someone who is busy. Or check out one of the most [...]

Leadership: Planning – Daily plan

Now that you have done your weekly review, how are you going to follow up on the execution of it? Pick a time in the day either first or last and spend 5-10 [...]

Leadership: Planning – Goal setting

Determine what you want. Write down your vision for the perfect month end close.  Do it on paper, not electronically.  Writing it down on paper creates a [...]

Leadership: Think

When was the last time that you did nothing but think?  Not some five or ten minute break, but sixty minutes of nothing but thinking.  Take one hour of [...]

Leadership: Where are we going? – Execution

Do it now. Check it off the list.  Execute. Action.  Movement. Progress. Take a step. Move forward. Move upward. Do something even if it is miniscule in [...]

Leadership: Where are we going? Visualize!

Can you see it, smell it, feel it, taste it, and experience it?  If not, you have not fully visualized your success or goal. “We succeed in life as in war, [...]