Many small business owners become managers out of necessity – well before they’re equipped with the skills and the mindset necessary to really grow and develop a team of A-players. The unfortunate reality is that poor management is a handicap for your business. And while it’s not a skill you’re going to master overnight, there […]
As businesses grow they become more complex — exponentially more complex. Eventually working hard isn’t enough. Doing more isn’t enough. Adding energy to the system isn’t enough. A passive constraint emerges – management. Join me on this Facebook live to learn why Measurable Genius has a lineup of customers and why management is the skill […]
Maybe your track record with goal-setting isn’t the greatest. It’s hard. It’s something you have to work at every day. Even if you miss a day, just get up and try again.
Luck is preparation meeting opportunity. How effective are you at planning out your life ahead of time?
Let’s say you’ve got some task, goal, or result that you want in your life. Let’s also say that this is a result that you want to occur with some regularity. For example, let’s take this content right here. It’s part of my grand social media strategy … and it’s necessary for anyone who wants […]
The only bad decision is one made without all the data present. That puts business owners in a pretty tough situation. As their organizations grow in size, they become fantastically complicated. They can become such a dense cluster of processes and systems that they feel opaque. So what happens when they plan? They can’t achieve […]
There can only be one. At any given time, there is only one most important thing that you should be working on to produce the highest return on investment in your business and your life. Do you know what it is?
Most visionaries and business owners that I know are chomping at the bit to try and improve their businesses. That’s smart…dissatisfaction drives innovation. However, it can be pretty hard to find the right place to start. How do you decide which of the hundreds of thousands of systems in your business to improve? The answer […]
I really believe in the power of incremental progress. It’s one of my company values. It’s the name of my weekly show (Wednesdays at 11:45 am Mountain Time on Facebook). It’s how we find evidence that we’re fulfilling our dreams. However, there are times a whole bunch of incremental progress in different areas will come […]
Keep your hands off that marshmallow. Here’s a quick explanation if you don’t know what I’m talking about: in the 60s there was an experiment done at Stanford involving delayed gratification. A group of children were each given marshmallows and told that, if they resisted the temptation to eat them immediately, they’d get another. Later […]