Goal Achievement
6 Questions for Review

6 Questions for Mid-Year Review

We are nearing the end of the second quarter, and this is a great time to check our plan and adjust based on what we have learned. I have shared before that I like to use these questions: What did I expect to happen this quarter? What really happened this quarter? What went well &...
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Am I Productive?

Quick question – Would you like your team to be more productive?  Ok – really two questions…. Would you like to be more productive? Whenever I ask either of these two questions I get the same answer – “yes”.  Truthfully there is a variation – some answers are “YES” (enthusiastically excited) and the others are...
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Strategic Planning

The Minimalist Guide to Strategic Planning

I have shared that I believe our 10-year goal is a bit of magic.  Focusing our minds on what it is we want and then the action of putting this vision on paper gives us a long view of our life’s journey. We now have this magical 10-year goal on paper – what’s next? First,...
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Imagine Your 10-year Goal

Creating Our Ten Year Goal

After I posted my blog, Why You Need a 10-year Goal, several people asked me how I went about creating my goal. It wasn’t until I was asked that I realized that I want to convince you to have a 10-year goal and yet I offered no suggestions on how to begin.  Thanks to those...
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Review Q1

How to Take Charge of Your 1st Quarter Review

It is the end of the 1st quarter which is a great time to pause and take inventory regarding progress on our goals.  I recommend using an After-Action-Review. What sets this process apart from other review activities is that it involves everyone (various perspectives) and it is a discussion intended to gather feedback and lessons...
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