Think about it. The weather is warm, if not hot. The days and longer and winter is a long distant memory. In fact, what most people are starting to think about is summer holidays and the silly season known as Christmas.
For some reason, my mate reckoned that Melbourne Cup, the day that many of us do things that we would not normally do, symbolises the end of the year for getting things done.
So if you are a little bit complacent about getting a major project under way (like changing your organisation’s culture or developing your future leaders), your window for getting going is only 8 short weeks, not 16.
They’re in the starter’s hands!