Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Focus. It's a word that's coming up a lot for me lately - at work, at home, at church. Most days I have more on my plate than can possibly be accomplished in 16 hours of awake time so I do my best to "concentrate my attention or energy on something." The challenge for me is - focus on WHAT?!

Organizations, like people, hate to focus. It means putting a stake in the ground, standing for something and being accountable. It means leaving other stuff out. But there is great power in focus, i.e. determining what you do best and pursuing that goal/objective/task relentlessly.

Last week, I was privileged to attend a 4-day sales training for my company. There was a lot of talk about customer-focus, creating "win-win" solutions and utilizing research to build accounts. Still, I think what impressed me most was the emphasis on the need for discipline and focus in all world-class organizations.

I hope you work for or have the chance to build a world-class organization one day. Our time on this earth is too short to run willy nilly from one task to the next - chasing our tails and constantly putting out fires. Making real, lasting change requires stepping back to "assess the next" and put it to paper. Making real, lasting change also means making hard choices and forgoing certain options.

The next time you're sitting at your desk deciding what to do next. I hope you'll take a moment to stop, breathe and remember what you care about and why you’re here. Then do the next right thing that will lead you to your goal.



lin liyi said...

While using development involving net, one can possibly offer an easy accessibility for you to just about any issue starting from tailored rolex replica uk for you to natural leather band involving designer watches. There exists promise along with extended warranty interval using many of the very good makes involving designer watches. Designer watches series is wonderful for audemars piguet replica sale since this is just what could make these people search classy along with sensible using just about any apparel. Elegant along with everyday apparel might be superior using designer watches. Athletics designer watches variety of Titan of late can be more popular as a result of straightforward along with exclusive hublot replica sale they have got think of. Designer watches converse a good deal regarding the man or woman holding the idea along with what sort of designer watches are. Designer watches pertaining to adult men throughout rolex replica sale are actually wonderful while every single seems to be new in case ordered via company. Seek out cool variations along with good quality involving product. By simply generating a substantial look for with the net, there are actually many fake audemars piguet which have been interacting throughout exclusive along with lots of series of such designer watches that is attained in bank account warm and friendly charges.

hoxn Ln said...

in Geneva headquarters, Replica Watches is special for this project.Before the end of 2015, MMT will release the different models of 10 under the Rolex Daytona Smartwatches flag. They are divided between the brand of Frederique Constant, Alpena includes models of Replica watches UK men and women. The model number of the only two remaining details, taken from the brand, Replica handbags but will be published has been provided by the handbagreplica March Baselworld show.