In this edition ... An Astronaut, Rock Climber, a Chef and You ... Slow Down to Gain Clarity ... Standing Out is a Long-term Strategy ... Warren Buffet's Brilliant 25/5 Rule ...
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!
An Astronaut, Rock Climber, and a Chef
What You Have in Common with these World Renowned Performers
As many of you know from my post last week, I’ve been watching a bit more TV than usual while recuperating from a gnarly bike crash. These shows taught me something...
Apollo 11 - A recent documentary about the Apollo 11 lunar mission in 1969. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins became the first crew to go to the moon.
Free Solo - Alex Honnold, the first and only person to free solo El Capitan, a 3000-foot granite wall, alone, with no rope.
Chef’s Table France - Each chef highlighted is the recipient of coveted Michelin stars - endorsement from the most demanding food critics in the world.
As I considered each of these creative, entrepreneurial achievements, a common thread emerged… one I think many of the entrepreneurs I work with also possesses.
What do you think the common thread is? Do you possess it?
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Slow Down to Gain Clarity
Great leadership involves the relentless pursuit of clarity. No assumptions. Just clarity around what needs attention as an organization evolves.
Part of the EOS Process™ is to introduce the power of the Clarity Break™ to each member of the leadership team. The concept is simple, yet may feel counterintuitive to the busy executive.
The key is to periodically set aside a time and place to just think (a key leadership trait). Find a place, allow your mind to slow down and get in touch with aspects of your business and life that need attention. Find a simple way to document your thoughts and discoveries.
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Warren Buffet's 25/5 Rule
Can maximize your productivity and boost your career
Besides being one of the wealthiest and most successful investors in the world, Warren Buffett has demonstrated remarkable emotional intelligence on more than one occasion.
For example, have you ever heard of Buffett's 25/5 rule?
Here's the story behind the rule--and how it can benefit you.
Click here for Inc.com story (2.5 minutes)