It took me a long time to be able to do anything substantial or significant by myself -- there was a lot of assistance provided by the instructors for months. Five months actually; it took me five months to be able to get up onto the trapeze unassisted.
If you're an entrepreneur or leader in a business, you can probably list one or two -- maybe even four or five -- major projects that need to be finished, but that you just can't seem to make progress on.
My daughter called this afternoon after class and on her way to work at the library to tell me about how here teacher decided to dress down the class after they had all done small teaching sessions at a summer camp.
Business executives, there are ways to supplement your business process and strategy, and it's up to you to do it. Gaining momentum in today's digital world is so much easier than it used to be years ago. Or is it?
If your favorite team or player wins on a given day -- especially if it's a landslide win, then it's likely that "momentum" gets thrown around by people previewing the next event. For better or worse, momentum is one of those concepts that's sticky in our heads.
Lizzie MacKenzie has been a lot of different places as a dancer, both literally and artistically. That would be enough experience to give anybody an unusually complete perspective on a dance company, but there's one more significant part to Lizzie MacKenzie's bio.
Does our powerful belief in hot streaks, even if it's a false belief, still affect games? That is, do players play differently when they believe they are hot? Or if they believe a teammate is on a roll?
Many people view the month of December as a time to wrap things up. What if you looked at things differently? Instead of December being a great time to complete things, what if you thought of it as a time to create momentum into the New Year?