Changing your mind from thinking to execution doesn’t come naturally for most. We like to mull over and discuss and present. We like to meet about and talk about and complain about. We like to intellectualize and theorize. To overcome this some just go. They move fast no matter what (or who) is in the […]
When I’m lifting weights, learning something new, or stretching my capabilities with work I’ve shifted my thinking from saying “Ouch” or at times “I can’t” to telling myself “Growth”. It’s my mantra. Growth in muscles happens in the last few reps (ask Dorian Yates and Mike Mentzer) and it happens in the moments you feel […]
I’m a firm believer in “Direction first, then velocity.” But you can’t turn a car if it’s not moving.
Narrow the focus. Get all the details right. The job of a leader is to help everyone know what details matter. Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect. — jack (@jack) December 22, 2010
It’s destructive. A distraction. It’s seductive. It must be. Why do we spend so much time with it? In life. In business. In relationships. Stay focused on the macro. We don’t see the macro each day. Because we don’t set our sights on the horizon. We must see the unseen. And live in it. But […]
It’s not pain of regret vs. pain of rejection or pain of failure. The other pain is just the discomfort of growth and learning. The discomfort of rejection could also be temporary. Trust yourself. As a data guy I think you should use what makes sense and what the data reveals. As an entrepreneur I also […]