Hi all –
When we face big problems, many people think that means we’re going too fast and we need to slow down. They think that if you go fast you ship garbage, and if you go slow, you show quality.
They’re wrong. That’s a false dichotomy.
Desmond Tutu once said, “there is only one way to eat an elephant: a bit at a time.” THAT is how you need to think about big problems.
The key is to have a clear goal.
If you want to eat a big sandwich (which I know all about) — it’s not about eating it really slowly. It’s about taking small bites. Maybe you can do it all in one sitting. Or maybe you need to finish it over multiple sittings.
But it’s all about dividing that task up into as many small, concrete steps that lead you in a progression towards achieving your goal.
How do you break down big problems to achieve your own goals? Text me at +1-212-380-1036.
P.S. Here’s what I’m reading right now
20 Ways Businesses Will Engage Social Audio
Curious how your business might benefit from social audio platforms and tools like Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces? This article explains.
Scalable growth in today’s B2B sales organization
Right now we’re all being asked to do more with less. But how do you actually do that? Accenture shares how automation and AI can help. Read their take here.
How to Use a Vacation Day Right Now
Scheduling PTO might not seem like the best use of a vacation day right now. But we’re struggling from burn out. And time off is essential to help us reset and refocus. New York Magazine explores how to take a vacation day right now – even before you’re fully vaccinated here.