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Some Tricks For Managing Multiple Projects

Managing multiple projects is a skill. After all, we all have 24 hours in a day, and we can only do so many things. But the projects keep coming at us. To do it well, you need to have a plan for how you keep them all moving forward.

5 Quick Tips To Increase Your Productivity

Do you struggle with keeping up with all that you have to do at work? I’ve written a lot about different techniques that can help, but I want to share some quick tips before you try implementing anything n

Carve Out More Time On Your Calendar

If your calendar fills up with so many meetings that you don’t have time to complete your assigned work, I have some suggestions on how you can use time blocks to regain some control.

The Power of Digital Notetaking

If you want to be truly productive, you need to constantly be taking notes. Now, thanks to Cloud technology, notes taken or stored digitally can be a game changer.

Supporting Women In The Workplace

can’t believe we still need to discuss equality for women (and persons of color and different sexual orientation) in the workplace. But we do. It is time like male managers like me speak up and take action.

Creating Client Notes in Evernote

If you aren’t using a client management system, Evernote can provide some of the basic features to track what people need and the work you are doing with them.

Take A Vacation

If you haven’t already, there is still time to schedule your vacation this summer. It’s important. Here are my plans.

How Safe Is Your Data?

If you manage a nonprofit, how certain are you that the data you keep on your donors is safe and secure? Recent security breaches should serve as warnings. The experts offer some ideas on how to protect yourself.

How To Start A New Job As “The Boss”

When you begin your new job as ‘the boss’ your staff will be concerned about changes you might make. They will try to figure you out. Start your new leadership position successfully by following these tips.

Is A World Without Email Possible?

Cal Newport’s book, “A World Without Email: Reimagining Work In A World of Communication Overload,” makes many interesting points about electronic mail has done to our workflow. He has alternate ideas. Some of which might work for you, while others don’t make much sense.

Who has the ‘Real Power’ in Your Organization?

Sometimes the most influential individuals in an organization are not the senior executives. In our knowledge-based economy, we have seen hierarchies break down, and functional leaders have a greater ability to influence change. Who has the ‘real’ power in your organization?

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