“80% of the results come from 20% of the effort. Focus on the right 20%.” Phil
Right this minute, my desk is a mess. Multiple projects for clients and engagements in the non-profit sector press for attention. How do I decide what to pick up and what to put down? Building the people around me seems the best and most prudent decision to engage effectiveness. Those built today become power for tomorrow.
The decision mechanism of important versus urgent seems inadequate. Important plus urgent must be priority one. Important but not urgent brings best results and is priority two. Not important but urgent earns a three. Finally, not important and not urgent should go to trash bin or some holding pattern for when it changes to something that needs attention.
Executives and managers can make multiple critical decisions every hour. Sometimes it seems there are multiple decisions each minute. There…
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When Hezekiah, a young twenty-something prayed this prayer, the King of the Universe moved to support him. Read the story in II Kings 18-19.
Why not start your year with a request to the King of The Universe? Write Him a letter. He’s more reliable than Santa, stronger than Superman, wiser than Gandalf and has an army you can’t fathom.
Have a great 2014!
II Kings 19:19 NKJV Now therefore, O Lord our God, I pray, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You are the Lord God, You alone.”