“Deadlines” are the sacred chalice of many corporate control freaks. Little time is spent in declaring them as law, yet much a grand inquisition ensues upon missing of said deadline. Fewer terms have been abused, misunderstood, and out-right mutilated as much as the now infamous “deadline.” But fear not, as the term can be reclaimed for the good of all!
Everything you know about time-management is wrong. In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling author of Rory Vaden, shows you why you can't solve today's time-management challenges with yesterday's time-management strategies.
To build a better leader you need a better leadership development program. There are many good reasons for an organization to create a leadership development program: building bench strength, attracting and retaining talent, and establishing a common leadership language to name a few, but the single best reason is to solve a current business challenge.
The Whirlwind of Trust, Transparency, Candor, and Integrity
There are all-hands meetings, and then there are all-hands meetings. Most of the folks I’ve worked with thought all-hands meetings were an unwelcome interruption in the day and made it harder to get work done. Well sure, it’s a meeting. At some companies where I’ve worked they’d been eagerly anticipated. In others, dreaded. Why?
One day at work, I asked my boss what I thought was an innocent question, “Hey, what time does the meeting start?” My boss replied, “DIDN’T you read the memo?” Yes, in fact I had. I had read all 7 memos sent that day, and each had a different time for when the meeting started — each made sure to bury those times in an endless mass of text. What could have been a 5-second informative response turned into 5-second condescending passive-aggressive non-answer.
Accountability, it is such a struggle in our lives. All the time, we have to make decisions as adults because we have free will. Free will isn’t free though there are things that happen because of our choices, and we are made to pay for them each time we make a choice. Sometimes the payment is light and happy, and at other times not so much.Accountability, it is such a struggle in our lives. All the time, we have to make decisions as adults because we have free will. Free will isn’t free though there are things that happen because of our choices, and we are made to pay for them each time we make a choice. Sometimes the payment is light and happy, and at other times not so much.