chapter 5

Flip Your “Do-It-All” Attitude

BDL is not going to meet the year-end goal. But what can we do going forward to get the product out and back on track?

Okay, let’s delay the rollout a month. Wait—what? The user’s guide needs more work? Training protocol needs approval? Marketing needs to be notified? Sales sheet needs a revision? Decisions on pricing aren’t vetted yet? Internal communications needs more information? IT needs to be in the know?

There’s no way we can do all this in a month now. How is all this work going to be completed? How can I complete all of this?

If you’ve felt like I did with BDL, an identity crisis creeps in (or has gone full blown). For me, it was running stats, analytics, and writing reports and articles. For ...

Get Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.