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Spring Forward? 3 Ideas for more time… (take 2)

Most of us worry about time management. And to make it worse, roughly 97% of the US population lost one hour of their day this past Sunday at 2am. The good news is considering the winter most of the country has endured, it’s a positive sign that Spring is actually coming!  But, none the less, […]

Engaged? How about Delivering Outcomes?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the idea of employee engagement. For starters, it’s a horribly clinical term that doesn’t really capture the essence of the concept. What’s really important, and maybe more difficult to explain, is the idea of having a self-directed team that comes up with ideas and does things that you […]

Why President’s Day is more than a Monday

The origin of President’s Day dates back to 1885 to honor the birth date of George Washington, our 1st US President.  It continued each Feb. 22nd thereafter, until 1971, when the Uniform Monday Holiday Act went into effect, permanently moving President’s Day to the 3rd Monday of February.  This Act also included a provision to […]

No time? Are you Deciding or Delegating?

If you’re a business owner, team leader or manager, then you’ve likely had the experience of going through a full day and not getting anything done. Possibly because you’re easily distracted (it happens – Squirrel!!! ), but more likely the problem is that every time you started to focus on something and get stuff done, […]

Technology in Business… are you leveraging it?

Technology in Business. It’s moving fast, but are you keeping up? Your business success might depend on it. In 1989 Compaq introduced one of the first laptops in the USA.  It had 640 kB of RAM and a 20 MB hard drive.  It sold for approx. $2,500 ($4,900 in 2019 dollars) I know because I […]

Want to get more done? Be Happy…

When’s the last time you proactively focused on being happy? Or at least consciously having a positive outlook? Most of us tend to react to what’s in front of us and unless you’re just one of those naturally ‘sunny’ people, the odds are that your daily challenges will eventually bring out negativity and stress, which […]