How to Debrief to Learn and Make Progress

debriefDo you take the time to debrief regularly? If we do then we can not only learn from situations in our lives but we can make more progress toward our goals.

To debrief means to take the time to think about a situation and ask yourself what happened, what went well, and what could have been done better.

Debriefing is important in business as well as in our personal lives. It helps us become the best we can be, not only for ourselves but for those around us – whether family, friends, co-workers or customers.

People that achieve their goals reach them in part because they take the time to thoughtfully consider and reflect on important situations. Here is a process that can be used to debrief from any situation.

These steps can be used to debrief from an interaction with another person, a meeting with a group of people, determine how a process worked, such as a planning process to reach your goals, or any number of other situations. Read more

How to Redeem the Time and Get the Most Out of Life

TimeAre we making the most of the time we have? Time is short and the older we get the more we appreciate the one thing we cannot get back: Our time.

We are either spending our time wisely or we are wasting it. Each of us wants to know that at the end of our life, we made the most of it…made a difference.

Here are a few ideas to help us make the most of the days we have been allotted. Read more

Six Steps to Delegate Effectively

delegateIn yesterday’s post, we discussed why delegation is important.

Today, we will discuss six steps to delegate effectively. It is important that we establish an effective delegation process we can use to assign work to others, and be assured it will be done on time with the results we expect.

When we have a proven process, delegation is easier, the person receiving the delegated work appreciates it, and we get the results we desire.
Here are six steps to an effective delegation process: Read more

Delegation: The Tool for Super Growth

DelegationDo you struggle with delegating work to others? Most of us do and I have as well.

What I have learned through delegation is that this is the tool for generating super growth in your business and in your life.

When I have delegated tasks to others, whether professionally or personally, our company and myself personally have grown as a result. When I have not, then growth was stifled.

It is easy to think we are delegating enough but it is important to really examine it.

Here are four reasons for, and benefits of, a serious self-examination of whether we are delegating enough. Read more