Understanding and Using Commitment to Achieve Remarkable Performance

Remarkable performance doesn’t happen by accident. Whether delivered individually or organizationally, it is always preceded by commitment. Think about the connection between commitment and performance this way: •Commitment is the price you are willing to pay to get remarkable results. •Performance reveals the price you have paid. Consider: •A remarkable performance reveals how highly you…

The Power of Practice: Part 2

Deliberate Practice What the Eagles refer to as the circle of fear, modern performance researchers call “deliberate practice.” If you think that term suggests that we’re talking about something beyond normal practice, you’re right. Researcher and senior editor at Fortune magazine, Geoffrey Colvin, differentiates between practice and deliberate practice this way: “Simply hitting a bucket…

Guest Blog: 15 Incredible Businessmen Who Refused to Retire

This post is compliments of  OnlineMBA.com. For many who reach the top echelons of business, retirement is a time to enjoy the spoils of a life well lived and years of hard work and perseverance. Others, however, take a different approach. For every businessman anticipating retirement, there’s also one who dreams of working until old age,…