More Action, Less Organized Discussion

May 30, 2009 by  
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More Action, Less Organized Discussion

Steven L. Doran 

 I was inspired to write this article based on a conversation I had with a friend who works for a secret facility. He called me and was at his wits end because he could never get anything done. He had identified the problems and even had a solution to them. But he was bogged down with processes that made his life unbearable. The dreaded meeting.  

 A curious fact about American private business, police agencies, the US government and the military institutions is, in the early 21st century they began to hold formal meetings to deal with issues that were once dealt with on a supervisor to subordinate level. Read more

Survive

Steven L. Doran

This article contains no photos, no diagrams no fancy reference material.  No piece of equipment you can think of  replaces your brain. They are mere inanimate objects. They are not capable of thought or action. Read more

Communicating Accountability

May 27, 2009 by  
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Steven L. Doran

People contact me on a regular basis and tell me how everybody around them drops the ball. They either do not do what they are told or they do not do it the way they are told.

In past articles I have talked about different forms of management. The only successful mangers I have ever seen in my career are the ones that know how to communicate. Sadly over 75% of manager in any given organization do not. They are not even clear on what they are suppose to do. Read more

Working Together As a Team

May 27, 2009 by  
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Steven L. Doran

We seem to have gotten away from the concept of demanding that we all work together as a team and what it is to be loyal to our organization. I see this more and more. I also see more persons going out of their way to catch persons they work with making a mistake, then using it in an attempt to gain status within their group.  Then to use it as a tool to improve the person. Read more

Fast Track Radio

May 5, 2009 by  
Filed under Fast Track Radio, Shiloh Productions

NEWS FLASH

Until  Steve  returns Fast Track Radio will be in re-runs or guest hosted by John Lefler of “Steel on Steel.”

You can go to Johns site www.steelonsteel.com as well

Fast Track Radio is back on the air and is produced by Shiloh Productions. We can be heard on AM 1700 Albany Oregon, Mighty 1650 AM McKinney Texas, 90.1 FM and 1500 AM London Kentucky, and 105.3 FM in the Tri-Cities area of Tennessee. We will soon be broadcasting on three new stations, in Iowa, Kansas City and Arizona and satellite
Fast Track is available on the Internet at www.talkradiox.com the show can be downloaded on demand after it airs on Tuesday.

Show times are:

  • Saturday 7:00-8:00 PM
  • Sunday  3:00-4:00 AM
  • Tuesday 7:00-8:00 PM.

(All show times are in the eastern time zone)

http://ia341339.us.archive.org/0/items/FastTrack_2008-05-05_ftJohnGidduckJohnAnderson/FastTrack_2008-05-05_ftJohnGidduckJohnAnderson.mp3