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August 2014

How would your life improve if you achieved 77% of your goals?

Stefan Wissenbach

You can’t procrastinate very well at work, can you? That’s because you have an entire office prepared to hold you accountable for meeting deadlines, producing reports, and doing what you’re supposed to do. If you had a team like that backing your personal goals, just imagine what you could accomplish. Anyone who has achieved anything of note acknowledges that they’ve done so with the help of others. Yet so many of us try to keep our goals private, as if…

How to Engage The Most Difficult Employee On the Planet

Stefan Wissenbach

The promise of engagement encompasses higher productivity, more profitability, better customer ratings, less turnover and absenteeism, fewer safety incidents, and a much more enjoyable work environment. Engagement has also been shown to significantly affect ROI, company culture, and growth potential. Of course, you want your employees to work harder, focus better, and be more productive, but the trick top companies are trying to learn is how to motivate the employees to want that themselves. Well, let’s start with the most disinterested employee on the planet:…

No Plan Survives Contact with the Enemy

Stefan Wissenbach

The army’s famous phrase, “No plan survives contact with the enemy” is a fact, even for a committed planner like myself. It’s often an act of futility to set actions beyond a 90 day time frame because you can’t control what fate and circumstance will throw your way. Anything you want to have happen beyond 90 days should be a vision that excites you – but nothing so specific as a plan. Remember: Your ears will hear and your eyes will see what your…

If At First You Don’t Succeed – How to Make Changes That Last

Stefan Wissenbach

One of my mentors once told me that the phrase “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” should really be “If at first you don’t succeed, try again, and then change your strategy.” They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again, in the same way, and expecting a different result. So why do we do this in pursuit of our goals? The obvious one that comes to mind is the goal to lose weight. Thousands of…

The Dream Achiever Competition

Dream Achiever

The Magic Future Foundation

The Magic Future Foundation