Michael Lennington: The 12 Week Year

The 12 Week Year

In this episode, Jim Oliver and Michael Lennington discuss:

  • How to close the gap between “what is” and “what can be” by using the system outlined in the book The 12 Week Year written by Michael Lennington and Brian Moran. 

  • How to build high-performance behavior and prepare for success in any endeavor.

  • Systems that will help you to avoid the trap of procrastination and look at time in a more productive way.


Key Takeaways: 

  • It’s important to find a way to measure your success.

  • Sometimes, the biggest barrier to an effective team is the leader.

  • Accountability will force you to focus on your progress even when you don’t want to.


“Giving yourself a different set of triggers to behave in a certain way is one of the things that we do to instill these disciplines and new habits.”          

– Michael Lennington


About Michael Lennington: Michael Lennington is Vice President of The Execution Company. He is a consultant, coach, and leadership trainer, and an expert in implementing lasting change in organizations. He works with clients in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East to help them implement corporate initiatives that drive sales, service, and profitability. Michael holds a BS from Michigan State University and an MBA from Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He lives with his wife Kristin and their children in Kentucky.


Book References:

The Answer to How Is Yes by Peter Block

The 12 Week Year by Michael Lennington and Brian Moran

Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything by BJ Fogg

Connect with Michael Lennington:

LinkedIn: Michael Lennington

Facebook: The 12 Week Year

Website: The 12 Week Year


Connect with Jim Oliver:

Facebook: CreateTailwind & Jim Oliver

Website: CreateTailwind.com

YouTube: Create Tailwind

LinkedIn: Jim Oliver


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