Stop Sucking It Up

Stop Sucking It Up

I’m surrounded by people who look permanently overwhelmed. It shows in their eyes, which are abnormally wide, with pupils dilated. The threat response is visible. It screams, “I’m not handling this!!!” But other than sharing the ubiquitous complaint about being busy,...
How Many is Too Many Priorities?

How Many is Too Many Priorities?

I get asked this all the time, “How many priorities are too many?” What would you answer? I bet it depends on how you define a priority. What is a Priority? Based on my informal polling, I’m guessing your definition of a priority is something like “a super important...
Is Your Team Misaligned?

Is Your Team Misaligned?

Is your team feeling stuck, stymied, or just a bit stale? Does it feel like you’re working at cross-purposes? Or have you pulled apart and started toiling away in isolation? It happens. In the next two posts, I share some advice on how to reset your team in hopes of...