You Need A Vision - Adriana Girdler
Hi everyone, Tad Stephens on the Micro Success Secrets podcast where we focus on business psychology and marketing, and how you can use that in your business daily and long term. Today I'm talking with Adriana Girdler, who is one of Canada's foremost business productivity and project management specialists, armed with a Master's Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and over 20 years of experience in project productivity and process improvement methodologies.
She launched her company Cornerstone Dynamics in 2008. Adriana has worked in various industries to improve what they do, how they do it, and their bottom line, she also holds both PMP and CET designations. She is an entrepreneur, professional speaker, workshop leader and author. She is also the creator of Slay Project Management, the only five hour online practical PM course that takes you from concept to concept so you can slay your projects.
She's a TEDx speaker, HuffPost and Thrive Global contributor and has her own YouTube channel, appeared on CBC, CTV, CHCH Global, 680News Radio, NewsTalk 1010, Sirius XM, and the Globe and Mail.
If you could get the time machine and go back any point in time, and you could change one, maybe two, business or life decisions. First off, would you change anything? And if you would change it, what would you change it to?
- Those are good questions. First of all, like generally speaking about what I'm doing and where I'm at, I would not change anything I love where I am at today, I love the fact that I have my company, my family, my personal life, the whole nine years. Now, what I would change, though, and this is a business decision is I would have started my YouTube channel earlier. So I opened it back in 2013. But I didn't really do much with it. And I really got into it the last couple of years. And I and I kick myself it's like, oh, because it's there's energy behind it. Right? If I would have just started earlier, and gotten into it the way I'm doing it now, that's for sure.
If you could go back in time, same time machine, different time machine, can you go back? You're back in time and you're looking at one decision that was super positive for you, just over the top positive. And it's one of those things where you look at everything before you look at everything after it's kind of a dividing line for your memory. Do you have one or more of those?
- That was starting my company in 2008. Period. I get that a lot to finding moment in life. But there's good for it isn't because I started my own company. I started my company in 2008, when there was a major recession. A recession, like what you're starting a company with a major recession. But it was just it was one of those things where everything was aligned.
- Honestly, the best decision I ever made was a monumental decision. I have been non stop ever since. And I could never imagine myself, personally, because I'm meant to be doing what I'm doing, because as soon as I said yes, everything unfolded perfectly, and it unfolded quickly. And I just had job after job after job because I meant to be doing this. This is my life's purpose.
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/AdrianaGirdler
Vision Statement Series on YT: Part 1: https://youtu.be/-tlEPRNuf7g
Part 2: https://youtu.be/xVqui50BnOU
Free Training on The Secret Strategy to Creating Excellent Projects https://www.slayprojectmanagement.com/webinar
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