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Is your business afflicted with Time Poverty?

What’s worse, not having enough money or not having enough time? My friend John Stevenson recently shared a great post he’d written on Time Poverty. *As a side note, if you’re not subscribed to his weekly Sunday Snippets, you should be. He writes some of the most impactful articles I’ve seen – you can learn […]

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 […]

Can you create a sense of urgency?

Have you ever felt like your team wasn’t all that productive? I have a client who’s been struggling with that for a while now. He has a great team helping to run the business but there’s a strong feeling that they tend to coast most of the time. They’re ‘busy’ but it’s not clear that […]

What does Zorro have to do with your success?

You may not know this, but it’s been repeatedly proven in scientific studies that Happiness drives Success. That may initially feel counter-intuitive but when you think it through it makes sense. Remember back to a time when you were performing really well. More than likely you were focused, you weren’t nervous or anxious or scared, […]