In this episode, Shrop talks about techniques to manage a very full “managers” calendar. Goals include appearing and actually being available and having time to focus on important work. It’s all about calendar ROI. Makers vs. managers calendar article mentioned in this episode: http://www.paulgraham.com/makersschedule.html.
In this episode, Shrop talks about saying no to work you believe is a great idea and could be successful. Regardless of how great the work is, saying no could be the right thing if it pulls you away from your true purpose and calling.
In this episode, Shrop talks about how sticking with your vision is even more critical when challenges come up. Focus on your vision and getting through the rough spots, not on others who don’t believe it’s possible. Be different.
In this episode, Shrop talks about the Areas of Focus Methodology where 80% of your time should be focused on your passions that align with your organization’s needs. Listen to learn more about how to set your focus time up for success!
In this episode, Shrop talks about how replacing the word “worry” with “challenged” can make all the difference in shaping how you think about life’s obstacles. It’s not just semantics. Reclaim lost energy dwelling on problems by facing the challenges.
Shrop talks about how to lead teams during uncertain times, providing actions you can take today to help your teams and other leaders in your organization. Key points include leading with confidence, maintaining focus for your teams, and not losing sight of your organizations long-term goals and vision.
Shrop talks about setting one goal at any time during the year instead of setting yourself up for failure with New Year’s resolutions. The focus should be on one goal at at time that is attainable, building positive and sustainable habits.
It is easy to jump quickly to solutions for problems in life and work. In this episode, shrop talks about a recent experience and how he missed the opportunity to full understand a problem and jumping to the solution early wasted time.