Weekly review: Weeks ending December 27, 2009 and January 3, 2010 (January 4, 2010, 0) - Busy, busy, busy!
From the previous week’s plans for the week ending December 27, 2009:
Set up Idea Lab needed for January
Document practices and lessons learned Shared my braindumped mindmap internally (see blog)
Set up contingency plans, transfer skills Wrote step-by-step
Interview Arvin P. about talking to CEOs Cancelled, Jason Wild’s interview was enough
Business is a contact sport (October 25, 2006, 0) - “Business is a Contact Sport” by Tom Richardson, Augusto Vidaurreta,
and Tom Gorman (ISBN 0-02-864163-9) makes the case for a dedicated
Chief Relationship Officer or a team for dealing with all the
important relationships a company has. It contains twelve principles:
See relationships as valuable assets.
Develop a game plan.
Create ownership for relationships
Transform contacts into connections.
Move into the win-win zone.
Weekly review: Weeks ending Dec 13, 2009 and Dec 20, 2009 (December 21, 2009, 2) - Clearly, my Weekly Review task isn’t prominent enough on my task list. Looks like I need to set up a recurring calendar appointment.
Week ending Dec 13, 2009 – plans from the week before:
Do another interview (getting the hang of these podcasts!)
Organize my files
Organize our team resources
Attend team get-together
gino story about theology (February 25, 2003, 0) - Fr. Padua was talking about one of the reflection papers. Apparently,
he remembers me because of the high-tech way I do things. He said:
“‘What do you do if streetchildren run up to you on the street? …
You could give them a card telling them to go to the nearest
foundation, but then you realize they might not
Getting past generation-based conversations (September 18, 2010, 2) - I’ve talked about generations in the workplace, from myths to organizational shapes to moving forward. I’m with Luis Suarez on this one: can we move on from the generation-based conversations?
People are well-meaning, but it’s interesting to look at what we accept when we have these conversations. I think we’re much better off focusing on