First Things First

The mantra “first things first” is something I first discovered studying the works of Peter F. Drucker and Stephen R. Covey. Both men touted the importance of addressing the most significant concern of the day first. For me, as a Christian, I’ve learned as my prayer life goes, so goes my day. Therefore, the most … Continue reading First Things First

Pitfalls of Being a Micromanager

Micromanagement describes managing by exerting control through excessive attention to minor details. If you’ve spent any time in management at all, you’re familiar with the old proverb exhorting us to avoid majoring in minors. The Pareto Principle, also known as the 80-20 rule, contends that 80% of effects result from 20% of the causes. For … Continue reading Pitfalls of Being a Micromanager