Prioritize and Execute

You are simultaneously building a construction project, a construction company and a career in construction along with a personal life.

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Leadership Tools: Prioritize and Execute. Books: The Martian by Andy Weir, Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey and Jim Huling.

There will always be more problems to solve and potential opportunities to explore than you have the resources for.  How do you deal with this individually and as a team?  

  • Working hard is a big part of the solution.  Waking up early and staying a little late never killed anyone.  
  • Working efficiently is also critical.  Work with urgency and accuracy without over-processing.

These however are just prerequisites.  The real issue is how you prioritize and sequence what you are working on.  If you are leading a team it is how effectively you align the team around prioritization and execution.  This gets exponentially harder as your company grows.  




Definition - Skill
The Ability to do something. Sometimes combined with performing to a certain level (standard / competency) and possibly the verification of that performance (certification).
Choose Your Outcome
A few life outcomes are determined by chance, but most are determined by choice. You can choose your actions and your thoughts. Choose to do today what others won't, so tomorrow you can do what others can't.
Cash Flow and the 5Cs of Credit - Capacity
The 3rd of the 5Cs of Credit is how much capacity your business has to profitably build the projects, ensuring payback of the loan or minimal risk in the case of insurance or bonding.