In one of our recent team meetings, we discussed a portion of John Acuff's Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done.In chapter 3, John talks about choosing what to "bomb" by dividing your goals into Primary and Secondary categories.A simple way to determine the priority of your goals is to ask yourself the following question:What am I dedicating time to that would be … [Read more...]
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No! This isn't a post about the dangers of drugs. However, it is about the power of saying, “No.” Often we say “yes” to everything because of FOMO.To grow as people we have to exercise our muscles of, not only saying “yes” to the right things, but also to saying “no” to the wrong things. We shouldn’t view saying no as a zero-sum game.In Psychology Today, Judith Sills, … [Read more...]
Last time we discussed how to best give criticism. Now it's time to get to the really fun stuff: how to receive criticism well. Our talk was inspired by Courtney Seiter’s The Art And Science Of Giving And Receiving Criticism At Work.It's never fun to hear about what you're doing wrong, but if you are open to feedback and have colleagues willing to be open and honest, you'll … [Read more...]
In our most recent team meeting, we talked about how to best give and receive criticism — particularly at work. Our talk was inspired by Courtney Seiter's The Art And Science Of Giving And Receiving Criticism At Work.Our brains tend to do two things when we receive criticism:Our brains view criticism as a threat to our survival. We remember criticism strongly but … [Read more...]
Many of us are obsessed with originality. However, many of the biggest leap forwards in industry happen not due to originality but from copying.Jacob Laukaitis writing at Fortune provides several examples.Uber “copied” Lyft’s ridesharing model. Facebook “copied” Foursquare’s check-in feature (that’s just one example from Facebook. We could create an entire list of … [Read more...]