Running to Be Fit 3rd of 5 If I miss a day of practice, I know it. If I miss two days, my manager knows it. If I miss three days, my audience knows it. – André Previn The first rule is to set your goal. Then begin at once preparing for success. Rehearse for success in everything you do – you are forming good habits … Continue reading Running and Leadership – Getting Fit
Leadership is Commitment 1st of 5 I decided to begin training for a 5K road race when I was 48 years old. I had trouble running from one driveway to the next one. This was a major change in my life, however, I was committed to succeed. Two years later, I had finished over 50 5K races and was training for a half marathon. My … Continue reading Running and Leadership – Commitment
Meetings provide a forum … …for creative energy… …for developing conflict… The leader chooses. The follower loses control. Do not let subversive energy control the team. This is your opportunity to step up to the plate and take a swing at the pitch coming toward you. You may not hit a home run every time. You will be successful when you focus on the outcomes. … Continue reading Meetings are Deadly!
Tweet Thinking small, isn’t hard. It’s just a habit. A habit with consequences. Same for thinking big. – The Universe When it’s only you, then you can be very flexible – do what you want to do, when you want to do it. (This is not really true, but many solo entrepreneurs experience the world this way.) Once you get a team ( for this … Continue reading Decide to Think Big – Expect Big Results
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. – Epictetus
Developing effective systems is crucial to leadership success. Know how to run an effective meeting.
Hugh’s rule #1 for Conducting Effective Meetings:
Purpose – Don’t hold a meeting if you do not have a defined purpose for the meeting. Know what you want to achieve and state those outcomes for the participants.
TIP: Define the meeting outcomes first, and then plan how to achieve those outcomes. Continue reading Systems
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say. – René Descartes Anxiety is caused by a lack of control, organization, preparation, and action. – David Kekich Well done is better than well said. – Benjamin Franklin Rehearsing music correctly is an essential practice (pardon the pun). The value of rehearsing music with a … Continue reading SYSTEMS: Rehearse for Success