Mistakes can make us feel like a failure—our time, energy and even money wasted. It doesn’t HAVE to be that way, though! By asking yourself, “What lesson did I learn from this experience?” you can turn a failure into a success. If your office could use more guidance on time management, productivity, and leadership, consider … Continue reading “How to move on from a mistake”
Avoid working long hours to get your job done. This can damage your focus by encouraging inefficiency and distractions. Instead, establish a set time each day—a finish line—when you know work will end. This will condition you to be more disciplined with your attention. If staying focused is something you want to improve, check out … Continue reading “Why a daily finish line boosts productivity”
Do you have sentimental items that remind you of important life lessons? Mementos that make you smile and trigger memories of an impactful moment in your life? Surrounding yourself with them not only makes you happier—it improves your focus, too! One of my most treasured artifacts is my Bob Ross Bobblehead. During one of my … Continue reading “Do you have a ‘Bob Ross’ in your workspace?”
Micromanagers hover to make sure everything gets done their way. Productive leaders, on the other hand, provide respectful accountability. Accountability is helping people keep their commitments. Give people freedom, while also following-up with them, to make sure that they deliver results. Learn more about booking Dave for your next event at DaveCrenshaw.com/speaker.
What if I told you the “hustle” movement was a lie? Before you gasp in shock, hear me out. Our society seems to celebrate the mentality of “work hard, play later” and that being busy means you must be successful—but that’s simply not true. The most successful people I have ever coached know that focusing … Continue reading “Why focusing on results is more effective than hustling”