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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Make it a game

We often know what we should do. But sometimes we are challenged to get ourselves to do as well as we know. Simple solution: Make it a game. Throughout my life, this motivation technique has worked for me. I play games with myself all the time. When I was young and working two jobs to […]

Everywhere you go, there you are.

“Everywhere you go, there you are” means to me that change must ultimately come from within. I used to think that if I changed my outer world––moved, got a new job, a new relationship (especially!)––something fundamental would change as well. Mostly, I ended up reading from the same script, but just on a different stage […]

“I Intend To…”

Effective delegation, levels of empowerment, the limits of authority. All topics worthy of entire books, much less a single blog. So I’m just going to touch on a small thing we do, called “I intend to…” “I intend to…” is an effective technique (usually done via email) that people in my organization frequently use when […]

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