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Positive Outliers Self-Awareness

The Only Thing that Matters is This

Photo by Matt Bero on Unsplash In my last article, When Work Speeds Up, I used a short video to illustrate my point. Allow me to do the same again in talking about priorities. This time the clip comes from a movie called City Slickers (1991), and this scene features two of the main characters, […]

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Positive Outliers

Working Out My Work

In my recent post called, A Portal of Possibilities, I described the time I first got my hands on an Apple Macintosh 128K, and how it dazzled me and drew me into a new world of possibilities. The power of these new tools and the possibilities they gave me, consumed my focus. However, I had […]

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Leaning to Action Positive Outliers

Big Rocks

I put together this video as part of our Living as if Your Year Matters course: It reminded me just what a genius the late, great Stephen Covey was. I think I came across this in his book First Things First, which remains every bit as relevant today. What do you think? Leave your thoughts below.

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Personal Margin Self-Awareness

Multiple Priorities? Really?

This article is updated from the version published earlier in 2018. Very likely, the following scene will be familiar to you. I was invited to facilitate a strategic workshop. I was told fairly early on, “We have 32 strategic objectives we need to meet.” “OK,” I replied. “Which one is the most important?” You can […]