FOLLOW Tracking goals with meetings Track your progress towards said goal week by week. This is called continuous performance review.
Weekly status meetings are used in most companies. But you have to be careful with them as they can become pointless very easily if you haven’t set clear goals first.
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Improv, a theatrical exercise where you improvise a scene with a group of people, essentially mirrors that experience.
You have to get used to change fast. Switch places with the receptionist
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