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147 Of 261: 5 Questions You Should Ask Regularly 261 Jan 18, 2023

Every leader (at any level) should regularly ask themselves:

  • Where am I being a bottleneck?
  • What do I need to delegate?
  • Who can I give more trust...
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118 Of 261: Are You Worth Following? 261 Jan 18, 2023

Who is the worst leader you ever worked for? It's not hard to remember them, right?

What was so "off" about the way they led?

If I had to bet, it...

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148 Of 261: Major Hack For Long-Term Goals 261 bets Jan 18, 2023

Once I started thinking about long-term goals in this way, it made them clearer and helped me uncover the reality of what it would take to...

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108 Of 261: You Can’t Unhear This One 261 leadership lesson meetings Dec 22, 2022

 

When you're in meetings this week or in your next one-on-one's with your team members, remember that when someone is speaking their...

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107 Of 261: Question For You... 261 advice design destination question Dec 22, 2022

 

I have one more question for you that stems from yesterday's reminder about Jim Collins' Hedgehog Concept.

Imagine you're creating a Hedgehog...

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106 Of 261: Why So Many Companies Stay Average 261 design lesson planning roadmap Dec 22, 2022

 

A few days back I shared the S2 Road Map with you—my one-page business plan. Today I want to give you one piece of that plan...

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105 Of 261: Can I Be Vulnerable With You? 261 leadership lesson reminder vulnerability Dec 22, 2022

 

There are 5 levels of vulnerability we're privileged to access with the people we lead. 
Often when it comes to work, we stick with 1...

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104 Of 261: New Tool To Help You Maximize Your Time - Try It Here 261 action advice leadership question Dec 22, 2022

 

There's no doubt you work really hard.

But the question you might carry in the back of your mind is, "Am I working on the right things?"

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103 Of 261: Your Weakest Link 261 advice people question vulnerability Dec 22, 2022

 

Whether we want to admit it or not, we bring ourselves to work every day—the good parts and the bad.

If you're not healthy in these 4...

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102 Of 261: I Like Big Bets 261 bets destination leadership lesson planning Dec 22, 2022

 

Back in 2006, Jeff Bezos got flack in a BusinessWeek article about a new service he was building out that no one felt confident...

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101 Of 261: 5 Ways People Respond To Feedback—And How To Lead Them 261 advice people Dec 22, 2022


If you're leading everyone in your organization the same way, you're likely frustrated with how some people respond to your feedback. 

That's...

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100 Of 261: 6 Ways To Know If You're Winning 261 advice meetings score weekly sync Dec 22, 2022

 
I'm going to ask you a question with an obvious answer.

When is the best time to check the score during any game?

Answer: While you're in the...

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