One Step Forward Success
About This Show
We're excited to bring you a podcast that helps you get un-stuck and motivates you to move forward, one step at a time.
This is your life. It's your business.
We talk about small steps that produce big results. We help you find your untapped potential.
Join the conversation with leadership coaches Bill Cox and Andy Kerr - both part of the John Maxwell Team of Certified Coaches. Podcast hosted by Jessica Lewis of The Painted Square.
Most Recent Episode
OSF 016: The Essence of Leadership - Executing a Vision
5 days ago
What is your plan to succeed in the execution of your vision? Execution takes the focus and discipline of a true leader. Many leaders, however, struggle to put this third and final component of the work of leaders into practice. Directly after “crafting a vision” and “building alignment,” this third part of the “work of leaders” has it’s unique set of challenges and opportunities. In today’s podcast, Life and Business coaches Andy Kerr and Bill Cox break down the specifics of executing a vision with hosts Jessica and David Lewis. They will describe the definition of execution, talk through ways to navigate potential challenges in execution, and even provide resources to assist you with the execution of your vision. Vision is a double edge sword. It is both inspiring and overwhelming at times. Don’t let the demands of executing you vision render your leadership anemic. This third and critical step in the “work of leaders” needs honed, invested into and planned for. Take 30 minutes today and learn about “executing a vision.” It is the endpoint of your team’s or organization’s journey toward the preferred or imagined future. Show notes: Bill Cox of www.billcoxcoaching.com Andy Kerr of www.andykerrcoaching.com Definition of execution (as it relates to vision) Potential difficulties in execution Andy mentions Jeffrey Liker’s “The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer” (https://www.amazon.com/Toyota-Way-Management-Principles-Manufacturer/dp/0071392319/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1522349099&sr=1-1&keywords=the+toyota+way) Where to start when executing a vision Andy mentions Sean Covey and Chris McChesney’s “4 Disciplines of Execution” (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=four+disciplines+of+execution) Bill’s 4 step plan to executing a vision A list of potential resources to help you execute your vision Hubspot (www.hubspot.com) - CRM softward SWOT analysis Trello (www.trello.com) - Project Management Software Creating a team scoreboard (as referenced in 4 Disciplines of Execution) Basecamp - (www.basecamp.com) - Project Management Software Slack - (www.slack.com) - Communication tool for teams GoogleDocs (https://www.google.com/docs/about/) - Document creation and filing tool Evernote (www.evernote.com) - Note taking and filing tool