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”
Ah, yes…that sweet relief when you finally get control of your time management—until you realize you work with others that are NOT in control. You want to shove what you’ve learned in their face, but that’s rude—right? Yes, yes it is…and not as effective either. I get this question often from people who’ve … Continue reading “How first-hand experience is better than a lecture”
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.