We’ve all sat through meetings that have been a waste of our time. Here is how to either make meetings better or how to avoid the useless ones.
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.
We become better thinkers when we are regular readers. But how do you find time in your busy schedule to develop a regular reading habit? Here are some ways to do it.
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
Some people dread writing reports or articles. Here are some tips that I discovered which have helped me write two books, hundreds of blog posts, and articles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unless you successfully clear your mind and get into the habit of writing things down, you won’t be as productive as you can be.
When we say we want to be more productive, are we trying to do more things or fewer things well?
If you are delegating a project to someone else, you want to make sure they will do it correctly. Here are some ways in which you can effectively track what you have asked others to do.
If you haven’t already, there is still time to schedule your vacation this summer. It’s important. Here is my approach.
If you haven’t already, there is still time to schedule your vacation this summer. It’s important. Here are my plans.
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.
One popular productivity technique is the Pomodoro technique. Does it actually work?
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.
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.
Dave Edwards answers viewers questions about how to use Evernote.
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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