Recently, I found myself saying the very word I’ve cautioned others against using many times. Here’s what happened. I noticed something was wrong on my website, so I reached out to my project manager, John. John’s a reliable guy and I knew he could help with this issue. My fingers were flying, as this was … Continue reading “Why “ASAP” isn’t clear communication—and what to use instead”
Time-out! Does it seem like there’s a referee somewhere hidden in your office, constantly stopping the clock and taking your focus out of the game? Just about anything can pull your focus from the task at hand, can’t it? Someone could ask a question. Your spouse could text you. You might get an email from … Continue reading “The Hidden Costs of Multitasking – Keynote Sample”
This week’s question comes from Srikumar in New York. Q: Can you discuss office practices which people are hesitant to speak about, which are accepted as the norm, but people secretly dislike?
How do you respond when someone sends you a mean note? What do you do when someone anonymously gives you “drive by criticism” intended to tear you down? It’s a problem we all must deal with at some point. In this video I share how I chose to respond to one of these messages…
This week’s question comes from D.C. in San Gabriel, California. He asks: Q: I want to work from home. What are some work-from-home recruitment sites you’d recommend? Thanks!