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Accountability

Specified vs Implied Tasks, Including Behaviors!

Leaders will often assign specific tasks to others, which usually include some implied tasks. These implied tasks aren't stated, yet are essential to creating a strong outcome. In this video, we'll break down that difference with a widely relatable example, and also get into the behavioral implied tasks.

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Your Intent and Your Patterns

While you may not have the specific habit of “going against the grain,” you are biologically wired to create patterns for yourself. These show up in what you do, and also how you think, communicate, and interact. So what to do? Toss all your patterns, habits, and processes in the trash? Not necessarily…

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Voting with Your Calendar

This video pulls several key ideas together to help us focus on how we choose—intentionally or unintentionally—to spend our time.

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Reducing Traffic Inputs

This article is purely about what you allow INTO your mind as you are working, not about how to handle the list of tasks that you have to do.

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Who’s Actually Causing the Problem?

Each time you accept it when others bring a problem and ask to compress a five-day workflow into two days, you teach them that it's okay. You are choosing to say yes to that request.

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How Did I Mess This Up?

As you review challenging situations that didn’t go the way you expected, take time to split apart your process from the outcome. As you reflect on your part with a clearer mindset, you may realize that your process was just fine. If you really aren't sure, drop us a line and we'll give you a hand!

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Use your Calendar and Stop going NUTS!

Thinking about your calendar differently can help you prevent surprises or late nights. More importantly, it FEELS better knowing what's coming and that you are ready for the things you know about.

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Don’t Believe the Hype

It may feel good to blame someone else for something we don’t like, especially if we see that person as a bad manager. The herd mentality is that managers are responsible for creating team members’ careers, which is utter nonsense.