What is it about our lives these days?! We are all running so fast, multi-tasking at every turn…..talking, driving, emailing, texting, cooking dinner, etc. etc. Yes… I ‘get it’….we have a lot to get done and not enough time to complete it all! However, most of us have read the numerous articles written about the […]
A few years ago a magnificent and transformative book was published, called “The Dragonfly Effect,” which is a model that taps concepts from social media, marketing strategy, and consumer psychology to help people achieve a single, concrete goal. They ingeniously named it after the only insect that can move swiftly in any direction – and even hover – when its four wings are moving in harmony.
The four “wings” of their model really struck me as actions we could all strive to take in 2012.
Accountability is key.
Recently, someone commented to me on how helpful it had been to have someone holding them accountable to their goals, their actions, and even their thinking and overall attitudes. Not that he was weak, quite the contrary. This person knew his strengths, which were numerous. He also was fully aware of his areas for improvement and potential coaching.