In this edition ... 10 Ways I've Changed My Mind in the 2010's ... The Imagineering Story... The Dangers of Shiny Things ...
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!
10 Ways I’ve Changed My Mind in the 2010’s
Big Ideas From This Decade to Launch You Into the Next
At the beginning of a new decade, I was thinking about how my mind has changed over the last one. Since I read about a book per week on average, it would be hard to summarize all the great new ideas. But a few big ideas came to mind without even looking back through my library. These ideas have changed the way I think, the things I do, and the outcomes I experience.
The Big Ideas
Here’s the list of big ideas – Read my post for a description of the resources that changed the way I think in these areas.
- Be Your Best- Not Yourself
- Growth not Fixed
- Words Create – They don’t Just Describe
- Abundance not scarcity
- Creator not Victim
- Out Of The Box not In The Box
- Questions not Answers
- Transparency and Inclusiveness not Confidentiality and Exclusiveness
- Who not How
- Run Your business – Don’t Let It Run You
Plus, read to the end for a two more bonus ideas.
Read my blog post for the whole story (5 minutes)
Show I'm Watching
Just released last month is a six-episode series about Disney Imagineering! The documentary reveals the visionary catalyst that was Walt Disney and the way the team has evolved and carried on after Walt died in the 60's. The team never rests while there remains an opportunity to innovate in pursuit of the Disney vision to entertain, inform, and inspire people around the globe!
Watch the trailer and see the show on Disney+
THE DANGERS OF SHINY THINGS
There’s a term to describe tempting opportunities outside of an organization’s core competencies: “Shiny Things.”
Like sparkling diamonds or the flashing lights of fame, these opportunities beckon. Shiny things lure even the most rational leadership teams into poor strategic choices with real implications. When confronted with a new opportunity -- a shiny thing -- you’ll need to ask if it is a “core” or is it a “lure”?
Read More on the EOS Worldwide blog (3 minutes)