Black Belt Productivity serves up some leadership helpful hints
If you are like me, you are a worker bee. You have a boss, who has a boss, who has a boss. You are somewhere lost in the bureaucracy of corporate America. Those of you who are in business for yourselves, feel fortunate. The lives of worker bees are dictated to them. You do not act. To a great extent, you are acted upon. And you are expected to react to whatever stimulus is driving them at that moment in time.
Lifehacker chimes in with some paying attention goodness…
When people switch gears and move from one process to another, our brains require some amount of time to begin thinking about something else. Forget the amount of time you actually spend browsing on the Internet and reading things you don’t really need to read for your job. Just the fact that you’re switching back and forth means you’re not organizing your time correctly.
John Winsor has a interesting series of posts on marketing and stuff…
So much of modern marketing strategy takes the white tower, arm’s length, and quantifiable approach to strategy. Strategy can’t be so sanitized and kept so distant from what’s actually happening in the market. Being so reliant on quantitative models misses the point.
As Friedrich Nietzsche said, “There are no facts, only interpretations.” So many companies spend a great deal of time counting everything, but seeing the significance of nothing.
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