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Meetings Can Go Late

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If you are getting immeasurable value out of them. If no one is dropping out on their phones. If people are looking more towards the front than at their laptops. If everyone is engaged. If the conversation is exciting, discourse is happening and everyone is respectful of each other’s ideas. If forward momentum is happening. If it’s worth it. We are focusing too much on timeboxing...

Go Last

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The person who goes last is responsible for summing everything up. Everything that came before them is at their fingertips. They get to have the last word. Their words are the last ones that everyone will think of and linger with as they walk out of the room or the conference hall. They have a choice in how they respond, in what they do. Whenever I have gone last, what I was going to say has...

Go First

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The first person to speak at a conference, workshop, training seminar, practice, meeting or any other type of gathering sets the tone. They set the tone for what is going to come next, for what the expectations are and what we are going to do going forward. They lead. Everything else after is compared to them – the first speaker – not the second, not the third, not the fourth, the...

Good Teams Gone Bad

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Good environments, great teams, amazing delivery environments, go bad. In can be a result of any number of factors; familiarity, history, hubris, laziness, indifference, whichever the factor you choose. But good teams can go bad. The goal is to make sure it doesn’t happen to yours and to always keep the focus where it should be. To that end; Keep them on target – distractions are a...

Delete One Thing

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Our tendency is to “Scorch Earth” when something isn’t going right instead of to tweak it. On your phone too much? Toss it out. The Project not going well? Start over from scratch. Platform keeping you down? Go find a new one. It doesn’t have to be all or nothing. Instead of tossing your phone, delete the offending app(s) and see what changes. Instead of starting over on...

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