Do you have a need to be needed? It’s a little strange to admit to someone other than your spouse or therapist, but knowing that you are the go-to person with the inside scoop is pretty cool. Who knows? You could be offering information that transforms your sleepy company into a behemoth. People will think … Continue reading “Why an open-door policy hurts productivity”
The most powerful way to master a skill is the one thing most people seek to avoid: Practice. Practice? Practice?! Yes, Allan Iverson from 2002…we’re talking about practice. Specifically, the character-building process of repetition. Consider the skills you never really think about anymore. Perhaps your fine motor skills. As a baby, you were brand new … Continue reading “How Repetitive Training Creates Mastery and Magic”
Think working from home is as simple as rolling out of bed and opening a laptop? Think again. First, kudos to you if you have the privilege of working from home. In the words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, “You’ve taken your first step into a larger world.” Working from home, either temporarily or permanently, can be … Continue reading “Invest in your workspace productivity”
Think 2018 is the year that you make your dreams come alive? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but… Were you one of the thousands of people that signed up for a gym membership this week? Don’t be discouraged by the lack of room in the free weights area, a 20-minute line … Continue reading “Stop Setting Goals, Start Making Plans”
This week’s question comes from Laura. Q: It feels like I have too many tasks. On one hand there’s my email inbox. Then there’s my notebook, then there’s my long to-do list. I have so many things. Please advise me on how to progress.