Posts in Category of: Productivity

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The 5 Characteristics of High-Performing Teams

October 5th, 2021  |  Published in Productivity, Uncategorized

What causes some teams to achieve remarkable results and others to flounder? When I’m invited to speak to groups of business leaders on the topic of accountability, I begin by …

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5 Questions Your Employees Want Answered

November 7th, 2018  |  Published in Productivity

A Timely Leadership Lesson from Eleanor Roosevelt Today in America is Election Day. Have you voted? If not, will you? It’s easy to take certain freedoms for granted, and in …

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Deadline Approaching! 3 Tips to Reduce Fire-Fighting

October 16th, 2017  |  Published in Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Problem Solving, Productivity

An organization reveals its personality by how it meets or misses deadlines. What I often see are two distinct personalities within a single organization. Call it organizational multiple personality disorder: …

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Lighten Up! What Mental Baggage is Weighing You Down?

July 31st, 2017  |  Published in Productivity

August is vacation time for many of us. After determining your destination and booking your reservations, it’s time to pack your bags and head out on your journey. Luggage is …

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Intuition vs. Regret: How the Beatles Climbed to the Top of the Charts

June 19th, 2017  |  Published in Productivity, Strategic Planning

What Business Leaders Can Learn from the Beatles Chances to secure a recording contract were evaporating. The Beatles had talent, judging from audiences they drew regularly in clubs around England, …

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What is Poor Performance Costing You?

September 9th, 2016  |  Published in Accountability, Leadership, Productivity

When Will You Decide Enough is Enough? In an earlier post, 8 Questions to Ask About Accountability, we tackled the topic of underperformance and took a fresh look at confronting …

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Your Most Productive Day

June 19th, 2012  |  Published in Productivity, Strategic Planning

What’s your most productive day at work? In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs tomorrow and some leaders believe the extra sunlight makes them more productive. (In the Southern …

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How Are You Doing?

May 15th, 2012  |  Published in Productivity, Strategic Planning

Think back 137 days to New Year’s Eve. Even if you didn’t purposefully say or write down a couple of things you wanted to accomplish in 2012, you at least …

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Peel Your Personal Onion

November 29th, 2011  |  Published in Goal Setting, Productivity, Strategic Planning

The Socratic Method “Let him that would move the world first move himself.” – Socrates You’ve probably heard of the Socratic Method, but what is it exactly and what does it mean …

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