This is not an article about falling asleep or vacations. How do you keep your stress level where it improves performance but doesn’t keep you up at night?
After a productivity seminar, a participant asked me what early-career experiences helped me the most? I came up with three…
When something happens a third time, you’ve got yourself a pattern. Here are more productivity tips that my friends at VW had to share.
Having multiple work email addresses generally results in multiple headaches. Here is why I recommend ONE email account for work.
Stage fright is a place where fear and productivity collide. Here are five tips for overcoming stage fright.
There is discomfort, and mess, that can result when a person is behaving productively. Here are three reasons why being productive really stinks sometimes.
Sometimes we want to be more productive but feel powerless to effect change. Here are some tools to help you overcome feeling helpless at work.
Spam filters will not save you from colleagues who over-copy or are trigger happy with Reply All. Here are some tips to escape email CC nightmares.
Kindness starts with the person in the mirror. And, kindness leads to amazing things, like world peace and personal productivity!
Gold Time is a term given to the time you spend working on tasks that are important but not urgent. Robin Hensley, president of Raising the Bar, both practices and preaches the benefits of Gold Time.
A key feature of a task management tool is how well it integrates with email. Here is my review of 7 electronic to-do systems.
Don’t waste this time. Yes, the year-end is in sight, but think about Olympic track athletes – they lean forward when they cross the finish line.
Using a few organizing tools can contribute to an enjoyable holiday season. I hope these tips will help you reduce your stress.
So much clutter – mental and physical – is caused by not finishing well. We jump to another project, idea, or distraction and leave the prior task undone.
I set a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) to write a book. I failed. But then I succeeded. Here is what I learned along the way...
I was recently asked: What do you think are the biggest problems companies have that affect productivity? Here is my response...
I am so lucky to have the opportunity to speak to people across the country. I returned to one of my clients, an automobile assembly plant, to deliver a day-long productivity seminar. However, I wasn’t the only productivity expert in the room!