Articles on: Productivity

Overwhelmed and Exhausted… That’s No Way to Grow Your Business!

You’re probably seeing a lot of headlines these days about how overwhelmed people are feeling. There’s a lot of burnout, stress, anxiety and just plain overwork going around – and it’s impacting everyone. But if you’re a business owner or a leader, it’s a pretty safe bet that you’re experiencing a lot of those same […]

Do Less to get More Done…

Start-ups are hard. You’re creating a business out of ideas, hopes and dreams and you literally have to solve for everything because all you have on day 1 is a blank page. But one area where start-up businesses have a huge advantage over ‘seasoned’ businesses that are up and running is the ability to prioritize […]

Closing the Door of Distraction: How to Improve Listening in a Noisy Virtual World

As the world has learned to embrace the normalcy of virtual meetings, it has literally opened the flood gates for distractions.  It’s a level far beyond the occasional glancing at your phone under the table during that important company meeting!  Today, when it comes to distractions that keep you from listening during a meeting, the […]

Can You Beat the Tyranny of the Urgent?

We all face the Tyranny of the Urgent, but as a business owner, if you can’t find a way to beat it then you’re going to end up in a bad situation, unable to grow, exhausted and ultimately killing your business. What is the Tyranny of the Urgent? It’s a concept that minister / author […]

Want to be productive? Take a break…

Are you taking healthy breaks while you work?  Are you taking any breaks at all?  The isolation that has accompanied a lot of the new normal work environments has set a stage that could easily remove something we all need to do throughout the day.  Take a break. Though there was a lot of uncertainty […]

Disconnecting for the good…

Disconnecting.   When is the last time you really disconnected?  Certainly, over the last several months we all have experienced different levels of being disconnected, but for the most part we are very much still connected.   If you are reading this, you’re connected. We all recognize the power of leveraging technology in our businesses and daily […]