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How Many Hours?

How many hours did you work last week?  How many meetings did you go to? How many sales calls did you make yesterday? It doesn’t matter. As ROWE reminds us in a post, tracking time is insane.  The only thing … Continue reading

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What Are You Quarterbacking Today? Or Are You Getting Things Done Instead?

The hardest position to play in football is quarterback. You have to be an excellent athlete, of course, but also have the intelligence to learn complicated playbooks, manage the clock and show leadership to your team mates. To be a … Continue reading

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A GOOD Race to the Bottom

It’s been said that you don’t want to be in a business that has the ability to be commoditized.  A commodity business lends itself to a race to do just a bit more for just a bit less–a few more … Continue reading

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Beam Me Up

I was going through an executive coaching session with Steve Arneson a couple of weeks ago and somehow we got on the concept of leadership philosophy.  Somehow that morphed to a discussion on Star Trek. I mentioned that I always … Continue reading

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