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Getting things done Part 4: Manage the emotions

This is the third of a four part series, in Part 1   I introduced the framework, Part 2 was about understanding the people and situation and Part 3 was about preparation. In the final...

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Getting things done Part 3: Prepare Yourself

This is the third of a four part series, in Part 1 we introduced the framework, Part 2 was about understanding the people and situation. Let’s say you have a great idea for a...

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Getting things done Part 2: Accept the weird and irrational

If you think saying something smart is all you need to make your idea a reality, you will have a career filled with disappointment and frustration. You need help, money, permission and support and...

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When we meet in person, I may not look in your eyes

When I was seven, I passed out. Understandably my parents and doctors were concerned so they ran a battery of tests. Eventually I was diagnosed with ADHD because I didn’t make eye contact with the...

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Ask simple questions to drive change

Who is our customer? What are we trying to accomplish? How did we get here? What did we learn? I like simple questions about important things. They strip away marketing speak. They force us...

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Anatomy of an Innovative Team: Humility and Resilience

Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts about what is needed on an innovative team. Previous posts were on discipline, inquisitiveness and empathy. On one of my first days at 3Pillar I told my...