“Throughout my career, I swam for form. Speed came as a result of it.”—Johnny Weissmuller,

(best known as Tarzan, also the fastest swimmer in the 1920s, winning five gold medals, and setting 50 world records).

This is Alan Willett’s Special Quarterly Edition Once a quarter, I publish a special quarterly edition which as you’ll see is a little longer and has different content than the weekly newsletters. This quarter’s edition announces The Year of Speed. Bold Predictions for 2019 It will be cold in Fargo, North Dakota in February. Amazon will do something brazen that adds competitive pressure to the marketplace. In the workplace, leaders will be pushed to deliver more at lower cost with less effort. Leaders that are successful at delivering more for less will be given more work and more responsibility. You will feel the pressure to provide greater value with more speed. The Year of Speed The need for speed continues to grow. And I relish it. I have been investing in making engines for speed, power, and acceleration for the last three decades. This year we are going to harvest those investments.
  • I am working with several clients on major initiatives to improve the speed and productivity of their organizations. These improvements will yield paradigm leap benefits that will grow beyond this year. These are engines of acceleration that will continue to enable them go faster year after year.
  • My next book, Leading with Speed, is underway. It will be published in early 2020. (More news soon!)
  • I have multiple programs on my website available to help organizations, leaders, and individuals improve their speed.
  • My newsletters this year will be providing specific valuable ideas every week on how to go faster while maintaining life balance. High speeds require great balance!
Special Offers If you want to go faster, you must invest in the engine. The focus offer I have for the month of January is the Leading with Speed Workshop Series. There are many choices that I will custom fit to your organizations needs. If you prefer something just for you, I have individual coaching programs. Invest in your leadership engine! Note that prices will go up in February. This is special kick-off-the-year-fast-pricing. Capture The Joy Of Leading with Speed There are people that find this pace exhausting and those that find it exhilarating. The key difference is not attitude because speed is not about trying harder. Trying harder is just tiring, it doesn’t result in more speed. More speed comes from mastering methods that make your leadership more aerodynamic. More speed is based on honing your skills to create more value with less effort. Leadership force comes from leading others in way that creates acceleration across a whole organization. When you achieve this mastery, you will find thrill in your leading with speed.

Yours in the calm pursuit of excellence,

Alan Willett
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