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March 25, 2012

Why do you want to be like them?

Surround yourself with people you would like to be like. Why? Because you will start to see the world in the way they do, and you will develop the same strengths and behaviours. Their constant example will spur you on, and that will lead to you getting the kind of results they get in life.

March 18, 2012

Start as though you had finished

You feel good when you get a job done. When was the last time you finished a job, especially a job that was difficult to do, or a job that you were reluctant to start, or a job that was boring? What did that feel like? How much better would you perform if you started

March 11, 2012

Agreement vs. Commitment

There's a huge difference between getting agreement from your team, and getting commitment from your team. It's easy for people to agree on a common way forward, but it is the commitment that powers everyone to do whatever is necessary to make it happen. Leaders foster commitment. In your meetings, focus on gaining commitment, not

March 4, 2012

Who are you when you are not there?

The other day I overheard some people speaking about me. I was both surprised and grateful for what they had to say. A few days later I spoke with some colleagues about someone we had just met, and we were deciding whether to do business with him. The outcome was that we will not be