In designing the next session of a leadership workshop I'm facilitating, I came across this quote, from Tim Ferriss: “Being busy is a form of laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.” Ouch. Tim's not pulling any punches there, is he? When's the last time you caught yourself telling someone you were busy? Or wearing… Continue reading Are you busy or lazy? Same thing.
In my last post, I tried to make the case for reflection. I closed by summarizing 2019 in one word (balance) and choosing a word to embrace in 2020. The word I chose for this new year/decade was "optimize." And I have to confess, after sitting with it for a couple weeks, it's just not… Continue reading New year, new word!
I've heard a lot of people talking about 2020 planning lately, and as a big proponent of planning, it makes my heart swell. In these conversations, I've also noticed what seems like a common omission: reflecting. In our desire to focus on the future – which I respect – we often miss some of the… Continue reading ‘Tis the season – to reflect!