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99 Of 261: Can I Be Radically Candid With You? 261 advice culture people reminder team Dec 22, 2022


Reminder: If your team isn't healthy, your business isn't as healthy as it could be.

A report from the MIT Sloan Management Review says,...

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98 Of 261: Your One-Page Plan For Your Business 261 action advice design lesson planning roadmap Dec 22, 2022


Ask around, I hate long, tedious, overly descriptive plans and processes. 

I swear, TL;DR was invented for me.

Especially when it comes to...

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97 Of 261: Do I Have Your Attention? 261 meetings question team Dec 22, 2022


Here's a question you can ask you team members in your upcoming one-on-one's. 

Give plenty of time and your full attention for this one.

Do you...

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96 Of 261: Caveman Or CFO? 261 advice leadership question scale Dec 22, 2022


Yesterday I shared the 4 stages of business evolution. If you missed it, check it out here.

Today's question is related. Ask yourself—

Do...

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95 Of 261: Stages Of Business Evolution 261 advice scale Dec 22, 2022


There are 4 stages in the evolution of any business.

  • Innovation: Finding product-market fit
  • Control: Creating consistency
  • Profit: ...
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94 Of 261: ZERO Monkeys 261 leadership lesson reminder team Dec 22, 2022


You are a remarkably capable leader. Being capable is awesome. It's usually how people like us end up in leadership roles. 

But, being a...

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93 Of 261: Protect This At All Costs 261 action advice break confidence leadership Dec 22, 2022


My business partner Chris White says, "Protect your confidence."

He says this because he knows—like a lot of business owners—that once...

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92 Of 261: I Can't See Everything 261 advice meetings people question team Dec 22, 2022

 

When you have your next one-on-one meetings with your direct reports, ask them this question:

What am I not seeing?

You might get an answer...

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91 Of 261: Stages Of Groundedness 261 advice leadership lesson Dec 22, 2022


Successful leaders are founded on two things—being inwardly sound and others focused.

But it doesn't start that way for a lot of us. 

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89 Of 261: 10 Red Balloons, 4,665 Friends, And $40,000 261 culture leadership lesson vulnerability Dec 22, 2022


What do you get with 10 red balloons, 4,665 friends, and $40,000?

Sounds like the setup for a joke, right? ;) 

Answer: A trust-vulnerability...

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88 Of 261: This Feels Too Familiar… 261 advice leadership question vulnerability Dec 22, 2022

 

We all get stuck in loops.

We can't help it. Often it happens before we realize we've created a pattern.

These questions will help you look...

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85 Of 261: Who Makes Me Better? 261 action people question Dec 22, 2022


Here's your question and action for the day:

What are the relationships I need to invest in...

  • To help me grow in who I am today?
  • To help my...
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