Mike Figliuolo is managing director of thoughtLEADERS. Before launching his own company, he worked at McKinsey & Co., Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. His is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He's the author of three leadership books: "One Piece of Paper," "Lead Inside the Box," and "The Elegant Pitch."
How productively do you use slow periods at work to catch up on important projects?
Do you tend to do things right the first time or act now and fix later?
How are you feeling about the coming year?
How do you handle embarrassing situations where you accidentally cc someone on a message not intended for them?
How would you describe your environment as you head into year-end?
How effectively does your organization say “no” to work that is “off strategy?”
How rigorously do you maintain your professional network?
How would you best describe your relationship with delivering end-of-year reviews?
How often do you overcommit and stretch yourself too thin?
How often do you tap into your high school/college/etc. alumni networks to create business opportunities?