By Mike Sweeney – This blog is the third in a series of seven blogs focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of learning teams. I hope you find them helpful.
“If I had six hours to cut down a tree, I’d spend the first four sharpening the saw.” – Abraham Lincoln
First off, a little context. I learned the concept of sharpening the saw from The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. This book is on the list as one of my top ten business books. Sharpening the saw means that you must preserve and enhance the greatest asset you have – you! Covey advocates for balance and growth and periodic renewal through learning new skills over time. Read More