Everything Is A Three-Legged Stool

Everything Is A Three-Legged Stool

Anyone can be brilliant at any one thing for a certain period of time. I'll show you what I mean.

Can you sink a three pointer? Well, then, for the amount of time it takes you swish the ball from 24 feet out, you are the next NBA all-star.

Now, show me another one. And another. And another. Not so easy, huh? And you thought you were Stephen Curry...

The same can be said about so many other actions and endeavors. Maintaining a high level of skill in a repeatable way is much harder than pulling off the feat once. Once can be luck. Twice might be modest ability. Doing a thing each and every time one is expected to do it, and doing it well . . . that's true mastery. Read more…

What A Successful Team Needs - A Provocation for All Leaders

What A Successful Team Needs - A Provocation for All Leaders

Every company, large and small, wants to succeed. The definition of success is variable depending on the aims of said company. Healthy financials measured by year over year revenue growth? Sure! Aims to become the most recognized global brand? Yep! A small-town firm just trying to remain profitable and make it until next year? Quite common. 

From growth targets to profit projections, strategic plans to revenue forecasts, job descriptions to SWOT analyses, firms from every sector spend countless hours on tasks they believe will contribute to that ‘success’ they strive for. Many of these activities are helpful, even essential. Read more…