12 Week Year Blog
Brian on Dr. Drew Midday Live
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The Three Critical Objectives to Expect from a Keynote at Your Next Sales Meeting
The challenge most sales organizations come up against during their annual meeting is ensuring that the time, resources and investment converts to increased sales performance and revenue growth.
It’s all about the Execution
The barrier standing between you and what you are truly capable of is not a lack of information, ideas, or techniques. The secret sauce is Execution.
The Game of Work
I know you haven’t had time to study, but I’m confident that you’ll pass. The good news is that there is only one question, here it is: “What would the average American say is more motivating and fun; Work or Sports?”
The Discipline Virtue
Years ago, when I began my business career (carbon dating says that was exactly 1,000 years ago) I recall my best bosses and other successful business people sighting a common trait that was considered essential for success, that trait was discipline.
Staying Positive in Difficult Times
When people ask: “how are you?” my wife Judy is fond of saying “We’re having a good moment.” It’s not that Judy is negative, if you’ve ever met her you know she is quite the contrary.
The Value of Systems
If I visited your workplace would I see consistency or chaos? Would I observe structure or fire-fighting? Would I first notice the processes, or the ad-hoc activities?
Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway
Sometimes the biggest barrier to achieving what you are capable of in life, is your own fear. It might be a fear of failing, a fear of rejection, a fear of criticism, even a fear of embarrassment; the list of possible fears is endless.
Often success is the results of staying in the game and playing one more play, when everything in you feels like stopping.
If you search for inspiring quotes on the power of personal routine, you will find an interesting thing; people are generally in one of two camps.
n the chapter on Intentionality in our book The 12 Week Year, Mike and I argue, that “to realize your potential, you must be mindful about how you spend your time.”
Henry Ford once famously said “If you think you can, or if you think you can’t; you’re right.” He knew that your belief in your capability determined what you would achieve.
Here We Go Again
Are you one of the over 130 million Americans that set New Year’s Resolutions? If so, it’s likely that you’ve failed with them in the past.
The Power of Commitment
I remember back when I was a young boy in fifth grade and how I yearned for a new ten-speed bicycle. Boy, was it a beauty; metal-flake green paint with racing tires and a black leather saddle.
I recently returned from a fabulous trip to San Diego. I was invited to speak at one of my client’s conferences: their Leader’s Forum.
How to Boost Your Effectiveness by 400 Percent
Viewing the year as 12 weeks rather than 12 months can make you four times as efficient.
A Little Extra
It was a fun summer for the Moran family. Unfortunately, the fun included too much food and drink, and now I’m faced with losing a few pounds of extra me.
This column will change your life: must a year last 52 weeks?
What if we switched to a different personal calendar? By adopting a 12 week perspective, we might finally abandon the futile, misery-inducing notion of “work-life balance.”
Rigor and Rhythm
As an athlete, consistently performing at your best demands mental toughness and physical rigor.
12 Weeks to My First Book
Our new book launches this week and it will be available in book stores and online. I have to say, as professionally as I can: WE’RE GEEKED!
I just returned from that annual mass exodus from the state of Michigan know as spring break. In Michigan spring break is a big deal.
Dealing with Trials
As my Italian friends ask “How you doin?” How are you handling these interesting and challenging times?
January got started with a bang. In the first 30 days I’ve traipsed across the country delivering keynote speeches as well as full day trainings.