Productivity

How to Deal with a Chronically Indecisive Boss

By |2017|

Managers who can’t seem to pick a course of action — or who constantly change their minds – can be maddening. You’re left spinning your wheels, or abruptly switching directions, and your team’s credibility across the organization is likely to suffer. So how can you help a wishy-washy boss make […]

Using Leverage for Real Success

By |2017|

Have you ever seen a world-class high jump or pole vaulting event? If you have, you might know that while high jumpers can clear the bar at over 7 feet, pole vaulters can clear 18 feet. It’s hardly fair to make the comparison: It’s not that pole vaulters are better […]

Why Soft Skills Matter : Making Sure Your Hard Skills Shine

By |2017|

To get, and keep, a job you typically need a repertoire of technical skills. Dentists need to know how to fill cavities. Secretaries need to type 100+ words per minute. Accountants need to be certified.

Beyond the technical skills, though, which dentist do you go to? The one who is pleasant […]

Make Time with Action Programs

By |2017|

You are probably familiar with the idea of “To-Do Lists.”

To-Do Lists are great for managing a small number of tasks. The problem is that, for most of us, our To-Do List is not really a planned, focused action list. Rather, it is a sort of a catch-all for a lot […]

Work hard and smart

By |2017|

Forget for a moment all those tomes, seminars and jargons on leadership. When the workplace evolves at a pace that staggers the mind, new strategies and trends for managers become obsolete in a day. I believe everything boils down to two simple things — your ability to do smart work […]