Day 4 of TEPAP was kind of like sitting on a launch pad at NASA and then suddenly going from zero to 500 mph instantly. Jeff McGee is high energy and talks at a pace that packs 8 hours of material into 3 or 4.
The Trajectory Code
He walked us through several models about implementing change, but the one that really sticks in my mind is what he calls the trajectory code. You can listen to him in this quick interview by clicking on the link below.
The trajectory code model states we are always either moving towards success or something less than success from some starting point. In the diagram seen above, that means we want to move towards point C. Here is the simple concept he stressed which is so true. It is easier to make a 1% adjustment earlier on than having to make a bigger adjustments later.
Last spring, I had a real world example of this during planting season. I had pulled into a field Continue reading