In this edition ... The Best Holiday Party Ever... Inspire People So They Can Be Great... Running on Lombardi Time ...
Here is your weekly installment of Tuesday Traction Points - Key things I'm seeing and experiencing that give me, and the entrepreneurs I work with, Traction!
The Best Holiday Party Ever!
Holiday time means more opportunities to be with your team in a festive, relaxed atmosphere. Lunch, Dinner, or after hours in the office ... No matter your role in the company, your holiday party is an opportunity to build relationships. How can you be sure to connect in meaningful ways?
Here are three tips:
1. Express appreciation. Here, at the end of a year, and the beginning of a new decade, remember to tell the people you work with how much you appreciate what they do and how they do it. Be specific. Tell them what you've experienced that makes them a joy to work with.
At one company I worked for ...
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Bad Meetings? Try Running on Lombardi Time
A few years ago, I traveled to Green Bay, WI to see the Bears play the Packers on a Monday night.
My son and I made the trip with my wife’s brother and his son, who live in the LA area but somehow are huge Packers fans. When we arrived at the stadium on Sunday afternoon for a tour, my nephew said, “Look at the clock.” I said, “Okay, it’s 1:15.” Then he said, “Look at your watch.” I saw it was 1:00 and remembered about “Lombardi Time.”
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