The knowing-doing gap was popularized by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert Sutton. The knowing-doing gap is essentially: You know what you have to do. But, the doing doesn’t happen. Therefore, the results don’t happen.
Below are a few examples of how the know-do gap can show up in your life:
I KNOW I have to start that essay my professor assigned us at the beginning of the semester, but I DO it two days before it’s due.
I KNOW I should be getting medical help for this reoccurring problem, but only until I start coughing up blood is when I DO it (this example is a bit extreme, but you get my drift).
**Psssst** Read More
The secret is because I'm selfish.
Read more in the article.
On Monday, January 22nd I sent out my first newsletter to 2 subscribers. Why? Because I continued to come across the message "start an email list" from multiple successful bloggers. That combined with the Rule of 7: Essentially, 'the rule of 7' is a marketing principle that states that your prospects need to come across your offer at least 7 times before they really notice your offer and start to take action. - via thebalance.com
When I started this email list, I wanted to start with WHY. Read More
Building a Storybrand offers a great article that asks a few questions, my answers are in this article.
Feeling a little lost? Maybe just a tad bit stuck? Do you need ideas on what to do next?
Quadrant 2 deals with areas of planning for things that are important, but are not urgent. Activities in this quadrant are for personal and professional development where you focus on your long-term goals. Generally, they are action items that people procrastinate on.
I have a list of activities that you can add to your to-do list. Read More
What does a busy version of Fonna look like?
Talk about how busy I am
Having a long to-do list that doesn't align with my strategic goals
Spending time clearing my emails (yes, even the newsletters)
Taking a meeting that could've been an email
Getting stuck and drowning in details (there's a big difference in being detail-oriented)
Saying yes to TONS of projects and stretching myself thin
Attempting to do everything myself
Some project managers use RACI charts because we are consistently reminded that:
57 percent of projects fail due to breakdown in communications
[source: IT Cortex]
No PM wants to lead a failed project. So to each their own when using a RACI chart. Read More
I want to take a moment to recognize some people in my network who are part of The Captain Class, including: Allie Harvey from ArtReach | Jason Demata from RISE | Eirene, Artist/Creative | Karen Emerson from Children's Peace Theatre | Fiona Scott, Research and Evaluation Consultant Read More
I see you and appreciate all of the hard work you continue to do for the community.
I have 87 apps in my phone but I use the same 12 most frequently (which is only 13.7%, not even 20%) Read More
One of the most identifiable qualities of a Bawse is their energy. Something about them stands out and leaves a lasting impression on people. They are not easily overlooked and forgotten.
- Lilly Singh, How to be a bawse, p. 216 Read More
“It’s not bragging if you can back it up,” I whisper to myself in the shower every morning. That is my favorite Muhammad Ali quote. If you ask me, Ali invented modern-day swagger.”
― Shonda Rhimes, Year of Yes
Below are 5 ways I've dealt with imposter syndrome: Read More