Everyday we have certain things we need to achieve. Yet we often allow the details to get in the way.
This article is not about giving 90% effort. It is not about doing only 90% of the job. This is about time management, getting the most of your time and resources to accomplish your tasks. It is part of the Lessons Learned series.
Documentation is what you ask for – don’t expect people to just do it. As a business owner or manager, it is your job to insist on it.
On January 18, 2023, Alaska’s Principal of the Year, Mary Fulp, was forcefully removed from her home, admitted to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, subjected to psychiatric testing, tied to a gurney, and injected with psychotropic medication1. The chain of events that unfolded could provide the basic ingredients of a sci-fi horror tale. In the world of non-fiction, it was a personal nightmare for Mary Fulp. It also opened up a constitutional hornets nest.
If anything strings together my career it is observing how people, including myself, respond to change.
No issue faces more political posturing than social security. The Democrats incessantly accuse Republicans of wanting to end, or destroy social security. “They are after your retirement.” Republicans insist that no one is going to destroy your retirement security. But they offer solutions with fear and trepidation because each time they make the attempt, they are destroyed in the media and the results often show up in elections.