All the engineers in the world couldn’t put a winning bow in the hands of someone who doesn’t know where their target is. Goals (professional, personal, physical, mental, etc.), are no different from an archer’s target. Goals give you a clear purpose and focal point. Have you set any clear goals recently? How do you expect to win with nothing at which to aim?
The Chaos of Uncontrolled Demands I recall a scene in the movie The Firm. Tom Cruise plays a lawyer, Mitch McDeere, and in this scene, Mitch is trying desperately to focus on the task before him but is suffering frequent interruptions from well-intentioned individuals bringing him more and more advice and study material for his … Continue reading How To Effectively Manage Demands on The Construction Site
When someone says they have an outside perspective and can, therefore, see things you cannot because you are "inside" or "too involved," this is not always true. To have an outside perspective, one must be able to see everything from a greater height. This person may claim they can see the whole picture, but they … Continue reading Outside Perspective or Narrow Perspective?