Management 101 – Part 2 – Organize
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Management 101 – Part 2 – Organize

Whether you’re planning a meeting with your associates or the launch of a new product, the plans are doomed unless and until things are organized. Plans may make us feel better and plans do give us a sense of accomplishment and purpose. But plans, in and of themselves, will remain locked in and of themselves....
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Management 101 – Part 1 – PLAN
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Management 101 – Part 1 – PLAN

POTC – the four elemental components of any effective management strategy I am still in Uganda and will be for several more weeks. It is my privilege to be training some new managers as they make the transition into the realm of those who lead others. I am well aware of the Peter Principle which...
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9 tasks, #4 – Managing – The 4 laws that demand your attention to keep your organization running smoothly
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9 tasks, #4 – Managing – The 4 laws that demand your attention to keep your organization running smoothly

For centuries inventors have dreamed of a perpetual motion machine, one that will run unattended forever. No such machine exists nor can it in this environment. Leaders have dreamed of a perpetual motion company too, one that will run never needing attention. If there is a common failing in novice leaders it is that one....
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Barrier #3 – We Have Preferences Because of Our Personality
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Barrier #3 – We Have Preferences Because of Our Personality

Every person is a blend of attitudes, opinions, gifts, and experiences. There are open people who will readily reveal things about themselves. Others who are more closed would not tell someone very near them. Some are quite direct and to the point. Others can be so indirect that some consider them devious, even scheming and...
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Barrier #2 – We Can Do Many Things, But Not Everything
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Barrier #2 – We Can Do Many Things, But Not Everything

In the previous post I defined Barrier #1 - We Have Limited Time. Today I will define barrier #2 - We can do many things but we cannot do everything. (Hint - this is a longer article than I normally like to post but I am confident you will find it worthwhile.) So then, what...
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The first of 4 barriers that hinder you from reaching your circle of concern
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The first of 4 barriers that hinder you from reaching your circle of concern

There are four barriers that stand in the way of everyone and anyone. Once you realize what they are and define what they do, then and only then can you determine what abilities an associate should possess. You cannot readily find the people and means to overcome the barriers until you know what they are. ...
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2 choices & 3 tasks to change your life today
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2 choices & 3 tasks to change your life today

In the previous post I listed the four benefits gained from an effective strategic staff. Just to be clear, that strategic staff may be formal (paid and designated as your associates) or may be informal (either paid or volunteer but who round out your work load because you have come to rely on them and...
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4 paybacks from an effective strategic team.
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4 paybacks from an effective strategic team.

A strategic team is a person or persons who, by virtue of their competencies, motivation, and reliability will: Extend Your Reach - they make it possible for you to influence people and events far beyond what you naturally could. They provide access to people and events to which you would not normally have found entrance....
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 2 – Four Reasons Why We Work Alone.
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 2 – Four Reasons Why We Work Alone.

Four Reasons Why We Work Alone. First, We Find It Too Daunting to Release Responsibility to Others.  We have an  intuitive understanding of our ultimate objectives and the things that need to be done in order to reach those objectives. Often the people to whom we would release responsibility don’t. Our natural instincts, insight, and...
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 1
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 1

When your circle of concern is greater than your circle of ability. Robert’s second floor offices are crowded with papers, files, memos, phone messages, charts, and project plans. On his belt hangs a smart phone. A secretary in a front office handles the business telephone, which rang a dozen times in the few minutes I...
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