Crazytime

There comes a time with almost everything that you start losing concentration, making silly mistakes, and generally going crazy. It’s almost never a mistake to walk away – for ten minutes, for an hour, for a weekend – and do something else, and ideally to find help. We usually also recognise crazytime too late – we hang on, we flounder,…

Godin’s triangle for change

Three things that you’ll need building your organisation and making a difference in the world: 1) The big picture Do you understand the strategy? Do you understand the layout of the world? Do you understand how the game theory works, how psychology works, how interactions work? Do you understand the economy, technology, the revolution that we’re living in? Medicine Ball…

When there’s no competition left

96-year-old Roy Englert runs 42-minute 5K to shatter age-group world record. Englert, 96, runs 5000m in 42:30.23 to set age-group record. Virginia native already held the records in 800m and 1500m. … Englert, a retired attorney, credits his late-career success to not to any natural gift but dogged persistence. “I don’t consider myself that much of an inspiration. I’m a…

Vision. Positioning. Execution. (4)

Execution Being able to execute means being able to get the right things done at the right times. Good execution is a combination of: Knowledge – do you know what to do and how to do it? This is a type of vision, but I include here for completeness. Skill – are you able to do it? Skills need to…