Expanding your team isn’t the only option to scale your business. Here are 4 tactics for growing your business without growing your team.
The Easier Way to Delegate for Perfect Results
She said, “no,” and then I shared them with her. [smartads] I have always taken these for granted, but realized this was a brand new thought for Gail. … As a leader, whenever you delegate a task, you need to make it clear what level of authority you are conferring: Level 1: Do exactly what I have asked you to do.
The Science of Tackling Large Projects
My sister is obsessed with games. Video games, board games, role-playing games – she loves them all. She will readily admit that the pure glee she derives from unlocking achievements fuels this obsession. She isn’t alone. Quests result in gold, each round of Tetris earns additional points, and grown adults spend more time searching neighbor’s […]
How to Find the Time for That Important Project
Almost everyone has some important project they can’t seem to get to. Maybe it’s starting a blog, writing a book, or launching a new business initiative. You just can’t seem to find the time to tackle it. Whenever I speak on the topic of Platform, the first question I always get in the Q&A is […]
Project Management and Herding Cats
Sometimes in the midst of a project, you feel like you’re trying to “herd cats” to get everyone working together and moving in the same direction. If you’ve ever had that experience, you’re not alone.
Avoiding the Tyranny of the Urgent
Several months ago, I spoke to a large group of military officers and contractors. My topic was “How to Shave Ten Hours Off Your Work Week.” In my speech, I provided seven tools for achieving greater productivity and restoring work-life balance.