A little girl is taking dinner to her grandmother. A wolf intercepts her and finds out where she is going. The wolf arrives at the grandmother’s house first, eats the grandmother, disguises himself in her clothes, and waits in bed for the little girl. The girl arrives, is a little bit suspicious, impolitely comments on her grandmothers’ appearance, and is promptly eaten. Drowsy after his meal, the wolf falls asleep. A woodcutter arrives, slices the sleeping wolf open, rescues the grandmother and the girl, fills the wolf up with rocks, and sews him up. The wolf wakes up thirsty . . . → Read More: Act Fast! Fairy Tale in 60 Seconds
You can’t do everything. So how do you decide where to put your time and energies?
One challenge I have as a coach is supporting my clients in developing lists of priorities that keep their process moving forward, without overwhelming them.
An inspiring article by John Jantsch called The Logistics of Time suggested an interesting approach. In this article, John explores the idea that every business has three clocks it must attend to: Real Time, Deal Time, and Meal Time. While my thinking has deviated from John’s original premise, the basic idea remains the same: that there are three . . . → Read More: Music of the Spheres: A Model for Business Planning Part 1
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With the holidays just a few weeks away, here are some basic tips to help make that holiday time your time…
Leave white space. Whether you are commuting to work, traveling to be with family, or scheduling social events, be generous with your time allocations. Leave white space around your commitments by not booking things tightly. Be clear and committed. This time of year can involve conflicting demands. Know where your commitments lie before the invitations and demands start to pour in. You can’t be everywhere, so make choices that underscore where your . . . → Read More: Holiday Time: Your Time?