Meetings are the number-one time waster in the workplace, according to a study by Verizon Business. They say that the average executive spends approximately 50 per cent of their time in meetings. The average middle manager spends about 35 per cent of their time in meetings. When conducted effectively, meetings can inspire and ignite motivation, … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins of Meetings
I was so discouraged all I wanted to do was cry. Just a few years ago my New Year’s resolution was to get into shape (again)! I started running and quickly managed to become addicted to it. I looked forward to my runs. I planned them in advance. I woke up each day excited … Continue reading I’ve Fallen (But I Can Get Up)
I was able to cross off an item on my bucket list this week, as I was fortunate enough to attend The Masters in Augusta GA. It was everything I dreamed of and more. Before I even went to Augusta, I knew the rules stated that I was not allowed to bring my mobile phone … Continue reading Unplugging From Your Phone Is More Rewarding When It’s A Choice
Help Me Rhonda, I can’t seem to focus at work. I have so many things that I have to be doing daily, and I just can’t seem to get one thing done at a time. I am always distracted by something else that needs to be done. Signed Lacks Focus Dear Lacks Focus, I occasionally … Continue reading How To Limit Distractions When You Need To Focus
Have you ever written a to-do list on Monday, found it again on Friday… and it was still completely intact? Frustrating, isn’t it? We know that we’re supposed to use a to-do list, but most of us aren’t doing it properly. Here are some tips to get you on-the-the-right-track with your to-do lists. First and … Continue reading Why Three To-Do Lists are more Efficient than One
There are certain times in everyone’s day when they are not as productive as they are at other times. Sometimes we’re fighting to stay awake, fighting to focus, or we’re simply not working productively. The opposite is true as well. There are some parts of the day when we are amazing; we can get more … Continue reading What kind of work-bird are you?