It has been related to me over the course of my work life that I score very low on the "sense of urgency" scale. One time, a long time ago,…
Is the meeting necessary? Occasionally meetings are the lazy way to move a project along the process. If you don't need a meeting, don't schedule it. Is there an agenda?…
What's my blind side? What's my superpower? In our work and our lives we should strive to work in our sweet spot as often as possible. In our "genius" we have the potential to release the most positive momentum and results.
So in the path of successful project completion you will face hurdles (can you show me the numbers again?), ambiguities (what exactly is the purpose of this project?), and antibodies (i'm not sure this is the best way to go about this). The quicker you accelerate past the antibodies and align yourself with the positrons the easier time you are going to have delivering on your promises and deadlines.
This is what I live for. Digging in, getting a plan, and adjusting everything as we move through the process of launching a site, or program, or campaign. Just remember, there is never enough time. So... GET A PLAN for that as well.
If you do not ask your people on a regular basis, "How can I help you kick ass," you are missing a big opportunity for growth. Growth in the relationship between you and the team member. And potentially, if the process is followed through with focused and deliberate action, you can inspire people to do great work.
The task of the social media strategist at any level: stealthy and effective, the winning social media ninja can move projects through the darkness and opposition forces to achieve victory. Victory with or without the support of the entire cast of characters involved in the process, but victory (launch) nonetheless.