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A Simple Way Project Executives Can Quit Micromanaging Their Project Managers

A Simple Way Project Executives Can Quit Micromanaging Their Project Managers

I swore that we’d never get a dog. My wife and I have five kids. Getting a dog is almost like having another kid and, at times, way more inconvenient, so what’s the point? My only daughter had a different perspective. She felt lonely as the middle child surrounded by two older and two younger…

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How Ordinary Leaders Achieve Excellence

How Ordinary Leaders Achieve Excellence

I like watching my kids play sports. But I don’t enjoy watching other people’s kids play. If I’m going to watch sports, I want to see the very best performing at the very highest level. Take LeBron James. He plays basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA. He entered the NBA in 2003…

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How to Identify Your Most Important Priority, Right Now!

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(This is an edited transcript of the Construction Genius podcast episode: TRIAGE TALES: HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR MOST IMPORTANT PRIORITY, RIGHT NOW! ) The advancing state of modern warfare in the late 18th century began to produce great numbers of injuries and casualties. This emphasized the need for more efficient caregiving to wounded soldiers on…

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How to Build a Unique Strategic Plan

How to Build a Unique Strategic Plan

(This is an edited transcript of the Construction Genius podcast episode: Sustain Success: How to Build a Unique Strategic Plan) Southwest Airlines is the world’s largest low-cost carrier and is consistently rated in the top 10 of airlines worldwide by sites like TripAdvisor. On one level, they are like any other airline. They transport people…

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How to Remove 3 Roadblocks to Excellence

How to Remove 3 Roadblocks to Excellence

In high school, Adam and I were drummers in garage bands. I was naturally talented, able to sit behind a kit and bang out the latest song by The Clash or The Cure. Adam was goofy and awkward and could barely keep a rhythm. Actually, I’m being kind… HE SUCKED! I coasted on my talent,…

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How to Discover and Leverage Your Company’s Unique Personality

How to Discover and Leverage Your Companys Unique Personality

(this is an edited transcript of the Construction Genius podcast episode: HOW TO DISCOVER AND LEVERAGE YOUR COMPANY’S UNIQUE PERSONALITY) There are 7.8 billion people in the world and while we share much in common, we also know that we are all individually unique. There have been many attempts in history to describe this uniqueness. …

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