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Command Intent

What Do You Do when You Can't Find the Time or Motivation to Grow and Develop?

One of the biggest issues I hear from programme participants is that they are simply too busy to take time out of their schedule to develop themselves.

They get frustrated because they want to get better at some aspect of their leadership capabilities, or their management skills so that they can SAVE the time they currently don't have because they don't have enough time to get better and practice.

Their daily work lives are filled with meetings, travel, rushing from one meeting no another,...

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LA 071: How to Manage Uncertainty with Command Intent

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.

Mike Tyson's excellent response to a reporters questions before his fight with Evander Holyfield.

And isn't that just true about all of the best-laid plans we make?

No plan survives contact with the enemy

Attributed to Helmuth von Moltke in the 19th century.

All such quotes ring true because you know that it concurs with your own experience.

On June 6th 1944 the long-planned sea and airborne invasion of France began and the months...

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LA 070: When to be Agile and When to Keep on Keeping on

How do we find our purpose to listen to wisdom to rightly choose when to be agile and change and when we should keep on the same track?

Wisdom Tenacity and Agility

I was at my wits end. Burned out and utterly lost in a quagmire of my own making.

I'm uncertain as to what came first. Was I burning out and thus started to get stressed and failing to close business or was my failure to close business causing the stress that made me burn out? Whatever, the upshot was that times were tough, the...

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