At top concern of many leaders is how to increase work productivity. The challenge is that there are only a certain number of hours in a day and a certain number of things that can be accomplished in a day. And this isn’t always a seamless match. There are the
Have you found yourself hitting periods of time when you struggling to focus on your work? In conversation after conversation lately, people keep telling me how hard it has become to focus. I hear them berate themselves for not getting enough done. For not working fast enough. For not doing
How impeccable are you with your word? Have you ever told your team that you were going to do something and then never actually got around to doing it? Maybe you decided later on that something else was a higher priority. Or perhaps it slipped your mind entirely. Either way,
During stressful times, our prefrontal cortex becomes overwhelmed. This is the part of the brain that’s responsible for rational decision making, reasoning and problem solving. So in times of stress, we often behave and respond in ways that are automatic and reactive rather than doing so in a more thoughtful
Have you ever had one of those days where you realize that you’ve spent your ENTIRE day in meetings and responding to e-mail? Days where you feel like all you’ve accomplished is talking about what you’re going to do, without any actual doing? As you wind up your day, you
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