Biggest Room in the World

What is the struggle? I want to know the pain. Often, the largest pain is the crucible for the largest gain. The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.

Don’t avoid the struggle. I know it hurts. It appears debilitating. Lean in. These are the areas of greatest opportunity. Context is important because the struggle that is causing pain looms large when you are up against it. Step back. Place the event of your struggle into a longer time frame.

  • What does the pain teach us?
  • What are the most effective moves now to change the painful circumstances going forward?
  • What are the most difficult moves that must be made now?
  • What must we learn to make those difficult moves?
  • How long will it take to learn those new skills?
  • How long will it take to master those new skills?
  • What is the long term impact of that mastery?
  • What will be different about you when that happens?

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  1. Larry Stamper

    • What does the pain teach us?
    It teaches me to “Rethink” the overall structure and Time span of each employees abilities
    • What are the most effective moves now to change the painful circumstances going forward?
    Either train better or replace/restructure
    • What are the most difficult moves that must be made now?
    Restructuring, training new skills and adjusting on the fly in order to maintain deadlines
    • What must we learn to make those difficult moves?
    How to better prepare based on the size of the tasks at hand and to have plans A, B and C while keeping a close eye on costs.
    • How long will it take to learn those new skills?
    This is determined by one’s abilities and must be completed quickly but in a way that “Sticks” with the individual.
    • How long will it take to master those new skills?
    I think this is determined by the mindset and abilities of the individual. The ones who “CARE” will pick it up much faster
    • What is the long term impact of that mastery?
    Better productivity, happier employees and a stronger bottom line.
    • What will be different about you when that happens?
    I will be a better leader with the ability to extend my own “Time span”

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