I want you to make a change today. Take just one of the 10-12 hours spent at work and GO TO LUNCH. Not at your desk. Not in your cafeteria. Not with anyone you currently work with. Have lunch with someone new.
Are many of our cherished institutions failing and falling by the wayside? What saplings are beginning to grow out from under the devastation?
Most executives and business owners tend to keep to themselves. Of course they go to meetings. They interact with their clients. They even give a presentation or two. But they feel they're work or product will ultimately deliver the success, money and notoriety normally associated to hard workers. They're wrong.
It's the end of the first quarter of 2011. Three months, 90 days . . . what have you accomplished? This is a great time to look back and review what you did, what went right, and what went wrong. Time to measure, monitor and regroup for the next 90 days. Ask yourself: