Nothing is ever as easy as seasoned professionals make it look. Whatever you do for a living, chances are people think it’s easy. How hard can it really be to sit in a room and read books aloud?
My professional life plays out on two extremes. In the morning, I record audiobooks. In the evening, I am the PA announcer for a baseball team. There could not be a more vivid study in contrasts.
The key to winning is knowing when (and what) to quit. No one who has ever achieved greatness in anything has ever done so by trying to master everything that comes their way.
Get a jump of 2013. You have a native genius, we all do. But that natural ability gets bruised and bullied by the urgencies of running a business. A 90-minute StandOut debriefing session will help you refocus on activities that make you feel strong.
Drawing from academic and business writing, this whitepaper acknowledges the organizational imperatives of vision and productivity and presents an argument for a more intentional approach to training in those skills specifically related to managing teams of people.
You want to form a very effective team – who would you select? A group of random generalists who will try as hard as they can to do whatever it is you want them to do? Or – A group of individuals who have demonstrated expertise in the various elements of the task at hand?