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The Science of Getting Rich, Part One

In my last message, I mentioned the three elements that we must control to be a consistently high achiever: 1. The inner game 2. The outer game 3. The actions required This is the beginning of a series focused on the Inner Game which is all about our mindset. Vic Johnson, host of the Champions […]

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Achieving Your Goals

Regardless of our title or role, all of us have specific accountabilities or measurable results that we are expected to achieve.  We are now past the mid-point in the year and the annual “4th Quarter” is upon us. Whatever you intended to accomplish this year, personally, professionally, as an executive, team leader or individual contributor, it […]

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How To Self-disrupt

Geoff Colvin, a writer for “Fortune” Magazine recently said, “Self-disruption may be the key to longevity.” He quoted Peter Drucker who said, “If leaders are unable to slough off yesterday, to abandon yesterday, they simply will not be able to create tomorrow.” Colvin reminds us of enterprises that could not let go or self-disrupt: Kodak, […]

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Optimizing Personal Productivity

In the last issue of “Ask Bob”, I mentioned Greg Mc Keown’s book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Mc Keown says that essentialism is about how to get theright things done, not about how to getmore things done.  Optimization As a practicing student of Peter Drucker who literally wrote the book on Effectiveness (The Effective […]