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Entries from June 2011

What percentage of your life is work?

June 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Jim Collins is one of my favorite management authors. In this New York Times article, Mr. Collins talked about how he kept a running tally of how he’s spending his time. “That, he explains, is a running tally of how he’s spending his time, and whether he’s sticking to a big goal he set for […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · Management

The importance of building momentum

June 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Thirteen months ago I took a very challenging job. I was tasked to turn around a struggling $70-million-a-year commodity business. There was a lot of skepticism about the prospect of this business. After spending several weeks of reviewing the business metrics, we determined a very focused strategy. More importantly, we focused on building small wins. […]

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Tags: Career Fast Track · Leadership · Learning and Growing · Management