PPP #29: Cat Murder

PPP #29: Cat Murder
Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett


Stay grounded

Self-awareness is key to great leadership.

In every attribute that makes a good leader, there’s a seed of potential weakness:

Charismatic yet deluded.

Decisive yet dictatorial.

Visionary yet impractical.

Know your weaknesses as well as your strengths. 

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Cat murder 

Curiosity kills cats.

But it also tells the best stories.

Don't give away the best bits of your story too quickly...

• Use ambiguity

• Hold back information

• Create the element of surprise

And you'll have a captive audience.  

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! 

How to figure out your team's goals:

Imagine what a newspaper front page might say about your project.

You’ll be surprised what comes to light:

1. Clearly defined problems to solve

2. A sense of direction

3. The start of a plan for achieving your grand vision. 

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