I enjoyed a Podcast – Focus 3 by Tim and Brian Kight
Candidly, the podcast is full of content so it sounds a bit like a classroom lecture. Nevertheless, the mental models they present are thought provoking. I recommend it.
One Podcast focused on the equation: E x R= O
Event x Response = Outcome
It’s a simple way to think about how we conduct ourselves. The outcomes in our lives are the result of our responses to the events in our life.
Each of us stands between the events that occur and the outcomes we experience. That’s a “happening to the world” idea. In this equation, events don’t just happen to us and cause an outcome. We always have a chance to impact the outcome by how we respond to the event.
Let me repeat this; you always have a chance to impact the outcome by how you respond to an event.
The Kights lay out six components of a response:
You always have a chance to impact the outcomes of your day. Be an active responder.
PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace
Since 2005, he has been sharing his thoughts on the organization, leadership, and communication in an online daily note to teammates called Daily with HQ.