THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK
#1 – Managing means you run on action-man juice.
Making sure that people are optimally assigned roles, that vendors relations are 100% ideal, and that the planning is being done correctly, is and always will be more work than anyone can ever do. It’s very easy to see yourself work 12-15 hours days, week over week, and get lost in the churn. It takes mondo amounts of energy and creativity.
#2 – Most people have a scheme that they’re going hatch whether you like it or not
And by scheme, I mean things like “I’m taking a vacation tomorrow” or “I’m going to ask for/demand a raise ASAP, muh ha ha ha….” And I’m never ready for any of those conversations. The majority of my job is planning, and I’m never prepared for anything I haven’t accounted for in my spreadsheets and charts. I need to work on this.
#3 – See more conceptual art in the world
If you’re not thinking how to do this day better than yesterday, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not becoming anything you potentially could become.
Here’s two artists that will blow your mind…..