Today’s Quick Tip is about Goals and Plans. You’ll also hear a quote by Antoine the Saint-Exupéry, the writer of “Le Petit Prince.”
The focus on Calendar Years that businesses have is contra-productive. It stops great initiatives, and it brings unnecessary change.
In this week’s video, I talk about the risks of focussing on Calendar Years and of course I also talk about what you can do to treat Calendar Years for what they are.
Master-Apprentice PrincipleView Post
If you want to have more flexibility, to offer more variety and to be less dependent, then it’s important to have a learning mechanism in place. But first, I advise you to identify Job Roles instead of Jobs. This allows your business to improve continuously, and it will give you all sorts of new opportunities.
The importance of Decision MakingView Post
We think first ideas are often the best ideas. That is a big misconception. In fact, more often than not you can find a better idea if you think a little longer. The consequences of acting upon your first idea can be quite shocking.
If you work in a large enterprise, you’re probably familiar with slogans on the wall, and with wallpapers on your desktop. Big chance they’re expressing the key-values of the company. I’ve always found this somewhat foolish and in some cases even insulting.
This week’s video is about sharing knowledge and being accepted as an expert. Sharing knowledge on a day to day basis and sharing it generously is a strong foundation to a whole new way of collaborating.
The Next Big Thing in Getting Things Done is coming, and it might surprise you what it is. In the video in this post, I tell you what is wrong about big things and what we can do to make it better.