Why saying no really means saying yes

Most of us are overcommitted. We think that being busy makes us important, but it just makes us ineffective.  Remember this rule: whenever you say yes to one thing, you’re saying no to something else. Learn how to say no more often so you can get more done.  Learn more about time management at DaveCrenshaw.com/time. 

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 DaveCrenshaw.com/time! 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 DaveCrenshaw.com/Focus to learn more ways to improve … Continue reading “How an open-door policy interrupts your focus”