Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
"Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again."
Click to Listen to Today's Midas Motivational Minute...
Now's The Time For Action!
After a meeting, produce a written report in the form of an action plan to distribute to the participants. These notes should clearly explain who agreed to do what, and by when.
A meeting to determine action includes an exchange of requests and promises. Document all promises to ensure they are kept.
Today's Idea For Action is from the TQ Synergize Color: Get Fully Engaged Quickly -- Or Get Out Gracefully.
Print this page. Get out a pen. Better, Sign In and Answer Online.
Now, ask yourself the following three questions:
- How well do you remember all that was agreed upon at your last meeting?
- For which of your meetings will a written action plan increase the ultimate success of that meeting?
- At your next meeting, what needs to be agreed upon, and when does it need to be finished?
So, Just How Committed to High Achievement Are You?
Think about it. How well and how often do you actually do Synergize Factor 7I? (Get Fully Engaged Quickly -- Or Get Out Gracefully.) No question, this is a major driver of personal and professional success.
A high commitment (7I rated 8 or better) suggests you expect to achieve significant progress from every meeting. You prepare for meetings in advance to ensure you achieve the greatest progress possible, in the limited time you have together. This applies to your company meetings, team meetings, family dinners and doctor visits. The time you spend together is on time, point and purpose. You value the other participants' time, and make sure the meeting is beneficial for everyone in attendence. Your meetings are successful at reaching agreed upon courses of action -- which are implemented immediately.
A lack of commitment suggests you are someone who expects very little from your meetings with others. You rarely take the time to prepare properly for the meetings you lead, or the ones you attend. Instead, you prefer to wing it -- and see what direction the meeting goes. Without a solid agenda, your meetings range from brainstorming gone wild to unproductive whining sessions. Personal opinions are offered in abundance, while hard-core, researched facts are scarce. Few specific requests are presented -- and even fewer promises are made.
What happens when you do TQ Factor 7I more frequently?
You have more power. Your meetings are well prepared, and therefore, they are a valuable use of time and become highly productive.
You accumulate performance positives like "Contributive, Prepared and Collaborative" -- immediately moving you towards the results you expect.
What happens when you fail to consistently do TQ Factor 7I?
You have less power. Your meetings waste everyone's time.
Negatives like "Non-Participative, Irresponsible and Unprepared" start to take their toll on your performance -- quickly moving you away from the success you want.
Exclusively for TQ Gold & Excellence Habit Members...
- Pop in Buds... Press Play... Learn & Burn! More...
- Reinvent yourself by testing your TQ. Discover what you are doing RIGHT, what you are doing WRONG and exactly what you need to do DIFFERENT.
- Reconnect to your dreams, goals, and plans...
- Recommit to your performance. Decide what you will do different TODAY to produce greater results...
- Reinforce those commitments by listening to your Workshop CDs and placing your Signs for Success.
- Review our online performance commentaries. They just might change your life.
"Becoming a member of ThinkTQ is the single smartest thing you will do today. It is the pathway to achieving all your dreams." ~ Jennifer Thompson, Gold Member
Sign Up Now!
Register now and gain access to our site, our testing and evaluation tools, and to our highly advanced, highly targeted TQ training systems.
This $160 TQ Starter Package includes your Daily Lessons in Intentional Excellence as well as a TQ Workshop of your choice -- FREE!
You will also receive the best book on Time Management ever written, Revelations of The Time Prism: Full Spectrum Time Management... as an instant download... absolutely FREE!
Remember, any information you enter anywhere on ThinkTQ.com is 100% private, and will not be given, sold or rented to others.
There is no requirement that you purchase anything. There are no reoccurring charges ever. You may cancel anytime and we will part friends.
Simply fill in this short membership form...