The most intense moments of a football game often unfold during the last two minutes. It is do-or-die time for the team that is behind, as they attempt to move the ball steadily toward the end zone without wasting a single precious second. The two-minute drill is a strategic, rapid-fire succession of techniques proven to work best when the pressure is at its highest, like these effective time-preserving execution strategies that I use to keep things going right while managing my projects.


“What do you actually do on game day?” asked Allen St. John, The New York Times best-selling author. I had to think about that, but the question shouldn’t have surprised me. He had already spent a year observing and interviewing ...

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