Pencil in that “no” now if you need that extra push! Saying no to requests that don’t contribute to your most valuable activities allows you to say YES to the ones that do contribute to your Most Valuable Activities (MVAs). No CAN mean “yes” in this case! My talented friend, Rod, has a great technique … Continue reading “Why saying no is so important”
If you run into a challenge with a team member, ask yourself, am I trying to force compliance, or am I seeking to help them grow? Productive leaders focus on developing skill sets, which makes force unnecessary. By coaching and training others, you can help them improve performance. DaveCrenshaw.com/Speaker
How do you know if you’re a micromanager or a productive leader? The answer is as easy to find as a hot dog on a summer day. Whether you’re in a management role or entry-level, you know that productive leaders are a unique bunch. They inspire their team to take action in their lives, whether they’re at … Continue reading “How micromanagement kills productive leadership”
How do you create a personal vision statement? A vision statement isn’t just a thought or dream. A truly useful vision statement is about one page long, lays out the basic groundwork of what you want for yourself, and serves as your north star on a regular basis, helping guide your decision-making process.
What do you think has a higher likelihood of earning a promotion: taking a vacation or powering through work and forgoing vacation? As it turns out, devoting time to having fun is a critical component in your professional success. Employees who take vacations are more likely to receive a raise or get promoted. Actually using … Continue reading “Why Taking Vacation Makes You More Successful”