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The Positive Power of a Good ‘No’

The word ‘No’ gets a bad rap. Sure it has a negative connotation, arguably it’s the essence of negative, but there is a lot of power in a good ‘No’! The problem is that we’re innately wired to view ‘No’ as a problem – which means we don’t like saying it and we don’t like […]

Lagging at work? – 5 Top Strategies For Increasing Business Productivity

This is a guest post from Jori Hamilton (see bio at the end of the article). Workplace productivity is a key factor in overall business success, and if your employees are falling behind, then the lack of output and motivation can hurt them and your company’s bottom line. The good news is that there are […]

Get More Done: Actionable Tips for Productivity in Life & Business

One thing’s for sure: there’s only so much time in a single day to make the most of. In today’s society, many seem to believe that the more you work, the more successful you are. However, this doesn’t prove to be true at all in most cases. Many who take this route tend to struggle […]

Is Delegating Your Next Step Forward?

This past week, a group of business leaders were discussing challenges with disconnecting themselves from various responsibilities of their business.  As the conversation progressed it became clear that most of the issues on the table were not about the content of the challenge, but the actual execution of the task itself. They were giving examples […]

Lane Maintenance… Are you being proactive?

A little maintenance can go a long way.  A few weeks ago it was clear some type of road work was going to be starting on a main street that leads to our neighborhood, as traffic cones and signs were being placed along this mile long section of 4 lane asphalt and concrete.  For those […]

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 […]