Here is your weekly installment of Tuesday Traction Points - Five things I'm seeing and experiencing that give me, and the entrepreneurs I work with, Traction!
Do It ... Now! How to Make Decisions and Get Results!
Research done at Yale University has shown that, if you hesitate for even a few seconds when you feel inspired to do something -- like help someone -- that your chances of doing it drop DRAMATICALLY even after 2-4 seconds.
If you feel inspired to do something, you must act IMMEDIATELY. Every second counts.
The Five People You Spend the Most Time With ...
Hang out here with some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world as they offer their nuggets of advice on how to win!
How To Rip the Band-Aid Off!
Are there people on your team stuck in a company where they don’t fit, or in a job at which they can’t excel? This is a terrible way to live!
It’s your duty as a leader to create a safe conversation, and to do everything you reasonably can to help the person who doesn’t fit make a good transition.
How Do You Coach Up or Out?
Book I Have Been Reading
Raise Your Game by Alan Stein Jr. offers great insight from his extensive experience as a pro basketball performance coach. From the perspective of the Player, Coach, and Team, the parallels to individual contributors, leaders and business leadership teams is eye-opening!
In a chapter on Discipline, the author relates a story of observing Kobe Bryant in practice spending lots of time running basic footwork, handling and shooting drills. When asked why, as the top player in the world, he does such basic drills, Kobe replied "Why do you think I'm the best player in the world? Because I never get bored with the basics."