Month: January 2015

Asking The Right Questions

A Critical Doer attacks problems from the inside out  In general, the farther you advance in your career or mature your business…the more general and less specialized you become.  In the beginning, you’re expected to be the technical expert that has all the answers to the questions.  Later, your role transitions to managerial or leadership […]

Cardale Jones’ Story

A Critical Doer controls what is theirs to control  Regardless of your college sports allegiance, a critical doer has to appreciate the story of Cardale Jones, the third string quarterback that replaced a Heisman Trophy contender following an injury and led The Ohio State Buckeyes to the NCAA Football Championship. In football, quarterback is a […]

No Safety In Mediocrity

A Critical Doer keeps risk and failure in context with opportunity and success  I read an interesting sports article today about the Denver Broncos firing of Head Coach John Fox.  Although Fox compiled an impressive record over 4 seasons with the Broncos, he was fired after a disappointing playoff loss in a season where expectations […]