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Sharpen your saw

Remember Stephen Covey’s story of the two woodsmen cutting down trees?

There are two woodsmen using their saws to cut down trees. Both woodmen keep sawing and sawing, but one of the woodsmen stops every so often to sharpen his saw.

Which woodman cuts down the most trees the most effectively and efficiently?

The one that keep sharpening his saw, of course.

The same principle applies to investing time in training.

You have to set time aside to sharpen techniques and skills, otherwise they become worn out.

Training is a pro-active activity, it has to be planned in order to reap the benefits.

We are always happy to book a call to discuss training to sharpen skills to improve performance and results.

How are you planning to train your Leaders, Managers or Teams to bounce back?

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