There are those rare people who want to move projects forward. They see stagnation around certain issues and they fill the vacancy of action. (Thanks to a client—one who does take action—for sharing that phrase.) Read more
Take a first step. Figure out the rest later.
“Ship often. Ship lousy stuff, but ship. Ship constantly.” —Seth Godin
Diving in head first not only goes against conventional wisdom, but it goes beyond most people’s comfort zones.
We’re always told to plan, to be level headed, to be prudent, to be structured. The only problem is that our fear, doubt, procrastination, worry, perfectionism, definitions of success (add as necessary) trick us into staying put. But we believe that our delay is really prudence. Read more
Which Doors Will You Close So Others Can Open?
How do you know when it's time to close a door? Often we have to close doors before we can open new ones. Here, I explore the reasons we avoid closing doors, even if it would benefit us to close them. December is a good time to reflect on this.