Best. Costume. Ever.

Is it too soon to plan next year’s costume? Maybe, but it’s never too soon—or late—to learn better time management skills. Check out the course that inspired this ingenious and flattering costume idea from the Guy Bauer team at! Seeing this really did made my day.   We’re big fans of @DaveCrenshaw’s Lynda course … Continue reading “Best. Costume. Ever.”

How an open-door policy interrupts your focus

The open-door policy is an invitation to distraction. Rather than building relationships, it’s less respectful to your time and the focus of others.  Instead, use a closed-door, open-calendar policy. This allows you to focus on work when it’s time to work, and focus on people when it’s time to listen to them.  Visit to learn more ways to improve … Continue reading “How an open-door policy interrupts your focus”

How getting to know your employees will help motivate them better

Every individual is driven by different motives, yet all too often managers try to use the same method to motivate all team members.  Instead, spend meaningful time getting to know your people. By better understanding each team member, you’ll find it easier to speak to their unique needs and values.  Visit to learn how to book Dave for your next … Continue reading “How getting to know your employees will help motivate them better”