April 18, 2015

Paying attention


When you know what you’re doing, you can relax. Take things easy in the knowledge that everything is fine. You’ve done this a thousand times before – no sweat.

You train yourself not to worry and fall into the habit of leaving things just a little bit longer before … “It’s ok. See.” … checking again.

Eventually, you take your eye off the ball, your hands off the wheel, your ear from the hub.


And then, “What the … !” Overexposed.

How? When? Who?

Careless. Then. Me.

Step 1: Build easy to read systems. Step 2: Read them.

Skippy Strategy: What vital metric have you neglected or forgotten? Check it.