I think if it was possible 10, 15 years ago, Emerson, Lake and Palmer might have even been a four-piece band. This is usually not time-effective, but if this is what’s needed to help you overcome procrastination, why not?
Speaking to large groups involves learned techniques and practice, practice, practice. If you haven’t stepped to the podium, you can. If you have been a featured speaker, you can get better.
And it’s the same in Europe, when you start to go into countries like Poland and Slovenia, you go into these other countries, you know, Russia, they still play this type of music on the radio, in the day.
Although there are many aspects of the business that can be tracked, it is not necessary to go for every detail of the entire operations. This will just overwhelm you and give you more things to think about instead of doing the bigger and more important things. Choose one to three important aspects of the business to track and conceptualize a plan on how to improve them. Assign an employee to execute the plan and ask for a progress report every week or every month.
What you want to do now is begin setting up your team. This is not something you want to skimp on. These are the professionals you are going to have to employ to get things going, experts whose opinions you will want to use. Your team will be able to see things that you cannot, because of its areas of expertise and because of its familiarity with the city. Your team members will be people in the industry and who have contact with the industry–such as lawyers, accountants and brokers.
But too often, a team starts to become like a bottle of pop that’s been shaken. When you open the bottle to fill a glass, all of the pressure inside causes the soda to spray everywhere. Suddenly you’ve got a mess to clean up.
I always wonder, did this affect me in some way me subconsciously. When I hear the album again, and go back and revisit that album, I always wonder about that.
If your request is refused could you not ask to be excused half way through or get permission to attend half way through? Again, you’d have a genuine reason to show how you can do more to help your boss or client or department in the time when you won’t attend.
Hey, what we have now doesn’t work and currently won’t work with the people we have in charge. So why not do something that will work and is remarkably simple for everyone to understand.