What’s your Green Light – Ideal Scenario for 2011?

In today’s AP article on Wal-Mart’s plan for resurgence, CEO Mike Duke spoke about leadership actions. He included showing respect to all, listening, getting feedback from many sources and striving for excellence.

“I think it’s even better for a leader to set an aggressive goal and come up a little short than it would be to set a soft goal and to exceed it.” Mike Duke, President, CEO, Wal-Mart Stores.


As you finalize and formalize your new goals for the year, let’s take another look and see where they rank on the Green Light Scale.  Which ones can be ramped up to one more Green?
What would be your most vital three-Green Light goal – your Ideal Scenario? Sit with it a bit and visualize it, including seeing what your life will be like when you achieve it. Soak it in, lap it up, feel it in your cells, see it in your mind’s eye. Reconfirm it frequently, perhaps by having it on a Post It note or file card. GO for the Greenest Goal.

It’s Super Bowl today. I’ll be tailgating by the waters of Elliott Bay, rooting for the GREEN Bay Packers – but of course!

Ah, twas a feast – and a great game – and a GREEN victory. Quite the show.

GO! Create more Green Light signals.  Marilyn Schoeman