Prioritize and Execute

You are simultaneously building a construction project, a construction company and a career in construction along with a personal life.

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Leadership Tools: Prioritize and Execute. Books: The Martian by Andy Weir, Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey and Jim Huling.

There will always be more problems to solve and potential opportunities to explore than you have the resources for.  How do you deal with this individually and as a team?  

  • Working hard is a big part of the solution.  Waking up early and staying a little late never killed anyone.  
  • Working efficiently is also critical.  Work with urgency and accuracy without over-processing.

These however are just prerequisites.  The real issue is how you prioritize and sequence what you are working on.  If you are leading a team it is how effectively you align the team around prioritization and execution.  This gets exponentially harder as your company grows.  




Cash Flow and the 5Cs of Credit - Character
Out of the 5C’s of Credit, character is the one that takes the longest to develop and can be lost in an instant. Character is like your safety EMR in that it is a multiplier for the other C’s, including how much capital you will need to leverage.
Definition - Development (Talent)
Longer-term refinement of someone’s current capabilities Towards Mastery while preparing them for future roles and the ideal Career Path for them.
TOOL: Effective Scoreboards & Scorecards Outline
One-page summary that can be used with your team to align them around the why, what, and how of effective scoreboards and scorecards. Next steps include worksheets to inventory and evaluate your current state of scorekeeping and designing the future.