May 1, 2015

Living in fantasyland


I wish, I wish, I wish my house was as lovely as that.

The difference between hoping the things you want to happen will happen, and having a decent chance of making them happen? Milestones, metrics, reporting, holding yourself and your team accountable. In short, management.

It’s doesn’t have to be overbearing – nobody wants micromanagement. Just simple tools, a slice or two of time, and enough attention to prove that you care about the people and the work.

Move out of fantasyland. What’s the plan?

Skippy Strategy: What are you working on but don’t know for sure how it’s going? Whether a team or a personal project, how will you measure progress? When will you know it’s done.