Redmon’s Rule #139 – Focus on Solutions

Making excuses benefits no one. Neither does dwelling on past mistakes, passing blame, and wasting precious time by focusing on a problem. Transform your mistakes into a learning process so you can prevent them from recurring. Simply accept responsibility, provide solutions, and redirect the business towards achieving its overall goals. Do you make excuses or…

Redmon’s Rule #136- Avoid Analysis Paralysis

It’s easy to think that one more click or brainstorming session will provide the “Aha!” moment you seek. Unfortunately, you’re more likely to end up with analysis paralysis and risk missed opportunities. Here’s how to avoid it: 1. Determine your objectives. What is the outcome you’d like to achieve? 2. Relevant information is actionable. Consider…

Redmon’s Rule #135 – Walk Around

Management by Walking Around (MBWA) has been practiced for centuries – and for a good reason. It works! If you expect to identify the real problems and elicit solutions from earnest and hard-working employees, it is essential to walk around. Visit your employees both on-site and in the field. Get to know them. Ask what…