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Why “implementing” will make you a better strategist

Everyone loves to be that “strategy” person who likes to talk about ideas, come up with plans, and bark orders when it’s time to get things done. The challenge is that most people only want to do “strategy” and pass on the hard work of “implementing” stuff to others. The above is so true with […]

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Jump and grow your wings on the way down!

I used to be a perfectionist, but now I care a whole lot less. I know that’s a complete 180-degree shift most people would struggle to make. But I chose to do it because not doing so was getting in the way (big time) of my progress.  And if you’re an entrepreneur, you know how […]

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Business Personal growth

Execution is all that matters

You and I know ideas are dime a dozen. Yet I’m amazed at the value that’s placed on ‘great ideas.’ Not that anything’s wrong with it but I believe there’s a time and place for ideas, which if dragged on forever have the potential to become far-fetched dreams. Simply because everyone was busy ideating instead […]

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Advice to 20 year Olds…

I hate Gary Vaynerchuk for inspiring entrepreneurs to do shit. Half of them do good for themselves. The remaining 25% would fail and go back to doing what they always have done. The rest of them become wannabe-Garys. And that’s a problem. I logged into LinkedIn this afternoon to check on the feeds and review […]

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Here’s why I try not to miss a single day…

Of posting a blog… Of doing some form of physical exercise… Of coaching someone or getting coached myself… Of reading… Of spending quality time with family… no matter how small that is… Of asking myself my set to daily questions… I can’t miss these because of my habits. Building them up took a toll on […]

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Cure for unproductive Fridays..

If you’re like me you really care about the last working day of the week, don’t you? And we know it’s not because of the weekend or lesser work pressure but the fact that we get the least done on Fridays. At least historically. The challenge becomes graver when your colleagues are in the mood […]

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Rocks in the Jar

Bumped into this story earlier today… A philosophy professor walked into a classroom with a large empty jar and a seemingly heavy bag. He placed the jar on the table and put the bag down. Then he bent over to open the bag and started to put all the rocks from it to fill the […]