How You Prioritize and Spend Your Time How You Prioritize and Spend Your Time Depending on who you speak with, there are two misconceptions on how, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world spends his time. His fortune came... READ MORE
The Forest from the Trees Jesse was the classic busy manager. As the Executive Vice President of Engineering for a multinational construction firm. He found himself, like his peers, tirelessly working 14-hour-long days. The first ten hours spent racing in... READ MORE
Abstract The Problem: Individuals getting bogged down with performing routine maintenance tasks no longer have the capacity to focus on higher-value tasks Why it Happens: Maintenance tasks are a product of growth that sustains innovations, over a moderate amount of... READ MORE
The Conundrum of Needing Both Maintenance and Growth A unique cause and effect of creativity are that it increases maintenance. As a new product or strategy is introduced, typically a new process is established alongside to manage this new initiative.... READ MORE
What Does Choosing Maintenance over Growth Look Like? Some companies thrive in innovation environments and some companies find comfort in maintenance cultures. For every Apple, 3M, and Johnson & Johnson there are ten companies dedicated to flawlessly repeating a few... READ MORE
Why Do I Continue to Ignore Growth Opportunities In 1899 Sebastian Kresge founded the S.S. Kresge retail store in Detroit which would later be known as the big-box behemoth, Kmart. By the 1980s, Kmart had expanded to over 2,000 stores... READ MORE
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