Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Think Successful Outcomes

Don't engage in a project or a meeting until you have defined what a successful outcome looks like. Focus on the results rather than just on the activities. You should know what you are trying to accomplish. "Successful-outcome-thinking" provides a greater focus as the goal becomes clearer in your mind. To get alignment, ask the question: "How would you like to define the successful outcome?"

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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