Time Allocation > Goal Setting

Every personal productivity guru preaches the importance of goal-setting. But of you’re like me, your problem isn’t a lack of goals. It’s a lack of time. I often feel like I have too many goals, all clamoring for my time. Setting all those goals becomes counterproductive. Rather than wasting my time drawing up yet more … Continue reading Time Allocation > Goal Setting

The Elephant and the Ant: Why Companies Need Processes As They Grow

Seth Godin had a recent post about how organizations tend to go from crisp to soggy over time. While I agree with his points, I think that there’s a better analogy to explain why companies need processes as they grow. I call it the principle of the elephant and the ant. Hollywood horror movies nonwithstanding, … Continue reading The Elephant and the Ant: Why Companies Need Processes As They Grow