Weekly Review 2019 Week 05

Wins
  1. Worked on blog 30 minutes for 4 days resulting in three blog posts.
  2. Completed one book. (Einstein’s Relativity and the Quantum Revolution) Eight books completed through end of week 5, list here.
  3. Family day on Saturday.
  4. Meeting with VP to review 2019 sales plan went well and plan was approved.
  5. Productive call with Peak Performance Partner on Friday.
  6. One meal with friends (11 for the month of January)
  7. Performance reviews for staff complete.
  8. Filed taxes for 2018.
Losses
  1. Not meeting the target of 7 hours of sleep each night.
  2. Missed using Full Focus Planner one day, didn’t work on it first thing after processing email inbox.
Fixes
  1. Use Full Focus Planner in the morning immediately after processing my email inbox, following my planned morning routine.
  2. Close email from 8:00-9:30 am after processing inbox.
  3. Extend morning time block 9-9:45 am.
Ah-ha Moments
  • Andrew Carnegie’s major motive in life was “making men more useful to themselves and others.” From re-reading my notes on The Wisdom of Success (summary here).
  • Andrew Carnegie said making better men is a greater motive than making money. Also from┬áre-reading my notes on The Wisdom of Success (summary here).
  • Leviticus 26:16, one of the judgments of the Lord being consumption.
  • Great expectations create great capabilities. -Ray Dalio
  • Light is a particle and a wave. Correlation to God being light.
  • From Leap First by Seth Godin
  • We are leaving the industrial economy and entering the connection economy.
  • People have to make a choice between better or safer. Most people choose safer. If employees are looking for safer (which most are) and I, as a boss, am looking for better, that doesn’t work.
Personal Development Material I am Studying This Week
  • Leap First by Seth Godin
  • Fanatical Prospecting by Jeb Blount
  • The Virgin Way by Richard Branson
  • How to Listen to and Understand Great Music by The Great Courses
  • Health Lessons on Khan Academy
  • Bible, currently book of Leviticus, Matthew and I Corinthians
Weekly Big 3 Goals for Next Week, Week 05
  1. Have, in writing, clearly defined next steps for 2019 sales plan.
  2. Complete review of January 2019.
  3. Work on blog 30 minutes for four days, result of at least three posts.

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