Complacency. Taking things for granted. Feeling entitled.
Monday Morning Manager
Mark is looking at his schedule and realizing the July 4th holiday is just days away. Oh, Oh! Is the quarter really almost over? And the year is half over too. The sales reports are bound to follow, and he is determined not to let his performance slip away. Mark has decided it's time to review and get his game plan back on track.
At times, my tendency to be impulsive has brought me exciting surprises. I have stumbled across great restaurants or roadside wonders that I couldn't have planned to find. I just turned a corner, continued down the road and was rewarded with a gem of an experience. Sometimes the opposite has happened, resulting in wasted time or a totally, useless purchase ending up in my closet or garage. When I look at those misbegotten objects, I shake my head and wonder what I must have been thinking when I decided to grab that dust collector. No plan or goal, just an illogical decision, the list would be embarrassing if I ever wrote it out and shared with people.
Here is a very true, as in it happened yesterday, story on why everyone should share their goals with others. You just never know how someone else can help you accomplish your goals.
Did the vague headline pull you in? What are we managing and what are we improving? At times it feels like all life is made up of managing and trying to improve something while dealing with constant change.
I Just Lost a Client, A Love Story.
I can recall the night my parents took us to a night full of poster board, glue sticks, stacks of magazines and plenty of people I didn't know. It's one of my memories from childhood that still stands out. One that had a large impact on my life moving forward.
Monday Morning Manager
Mark is getting back to work after enjoying a summer vacation and is looking at his calendar. Oh, Oh! The quarter is over already? And the year is half over too. The sales reports are bound to follow, and he is determined not to let his performance slip away. Mark has decided it's time to review and get his game plan back on track.
This post comes from our partner TTI Success Insights' Staff Writer Dave Clark. AS you read this one and find yourself falling into some of these pitfalls reach out and we can talk about person vs. performance and get you back on the right track to being the best you.