Why systems decide what happens

Why systems decide what happens

When we first moved to Colorado, I knew the day would come eventually. At some point, I would have to get a new driver’s license. I dreaded walking into the dated DMV building, pulling a number tab from the machine by the door, and sitting on the uncomfortable plastic...
From Eureka Moments to Eureka Results

From Eureka Moments to Eureka Results

Have you ever had a eureka moment? Maybe in the shower, or in the middle of the night, or after two margaritas? I love eureka moments. They make me feel hopeful, excited, and determined. When I have a breakthrough, everything seems possible again. But I’m curious...
Why six-week cycle planning is the best

Why six-week cycle planning is the best

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’ve been instructed to create annual goals and then break them down into quarters. And, if you’re like most entrepreneurs, this isn’t working for you AT ALL. Why not? Are you just terrible at keeping your promises to yourself? Is...
What is Fix This Next?

What is Fix This Next?

When you sit down to work in the morning, do you spend a good chunk of your time trying to figure out what to focus on? When you’re working, do you often have a nagging feeling that you might be missing something more urgent? Is shiny object syndrome your kryptonite?...