We often start our days with a laundry list of things to do. How do you banish the overwhelm? Start with establishing a Daily Big 3.
The Cure for Burnout
The costs of burnout culture are devastating, but the cure is within reach. Here are 5 steps to get you back to your best.
3 Key Benefits of Daily Rituals
One way to handle daily demands is automation, putting yourself on autopilot. Here are 3 key benefits of establishing daily rituals.
3 Ways to Prepare for a Good Night’s Sleep
Productivity suffers tremendously if you’re not adequately rested. Here are 3 things you can do to make sure you get a good night’s sleep.
Why You Need White Space
The cult of overwork suggests we should always be busy. But that means we miss the creative benefits of stepping away.
How to Delegate Even If You Don’t Have a Team
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by everything on your plate? It’s possible to delegate tasks, even when you don’t have a team. Here are 3 ways.
How to Maximize Remote Meetings
Bad Zoom meetings can be the most frustrating part of remote work, but they don’t have to be. Here’s how to have better remote meetings.
The Secret to Great Meetings: Preparation
Meetings are frustrating for all involved when nobody is sure what is going on. You can avoid this with just a few steps of pre-meeting prep.
How to Decide If a Meeting Is Essential
Unnecessary and bad meetings disrupt your work and kill productivity. You can have great meetings, with a little bit of forethought.
The Secret to Achieving More: A Good Night’s Sleep
Our bodies are designed to function best with sleep. The secret to win at work and succeed in life, sleep.
4 Essential Tools for Achieving More in Less Time
Help your team reach their highest potential without sacrificing their work-life balance. With the right tools in place you can achieve more with less time.
4 Strategies to Help Your Team Be More Productive
Here are 4 practical strategies that can help your employees achieve a better work-life balance.
The Key to Performing at Your Best
Here are 3 key benefits of prioritizing self-care that will drive your success at work as well.
Take Back Control of Your Schedule
By intentionally planning out your activities using an Ideal Week template, you can regain control of your time and increase your productivity.
Free Yourself from Overwork
Overwork can hurt our relationships, our health, and the quality of our work. Here are 5 of the primary reasons people fall into this trap.
The Trick to Creating More Time
As we move into December many of us find ourselves busier than ever. The goals that we had set for our work for the year are approaching the finish line. Not only are we working to ensure that the goals for 2020 are met, but we are also beginning to work on developing our goals […]
The Secret to Creating Lasting Habits
For many of us, 2020 has upended our established routines or habits. As we get ready to move into the busy holiday season, it can be even harder to get back on track. Consider what habits you’re missing in your daily schedule. I want to challenge the idea that in order to create a new […]
How to Lead with Gentleness, Not Fear
“Who’s got something scary?” asked my friend’s producer. The if it bleeds, it leads mentality hung over the newsroom. The scarier the headline, the more views it would receive. It’s no secret that people respond to fear, and unfortunately, many leaders take this approach with their employees. But fear breeds complicity, not commitment. Instead of […]
Make Progress on Goals in Only 5 Minutes
When I first started speaking and writing, I traveled to more than 60 events in a single year. It exhausted me. Friends in the industry told me this type of travel was essential, but I believed I could find a better way to grow my business. I chose to ignore the naysayers. I made a […]
Why Vision Is More Important Than Strategy
Vision and strategy are both important. But there is a priority to them. Vision always comes first. Always. If you have a clear vision, you will eventually attract the right strategy.
5 Steps to a Clutter-Free Workspace
A lot of productive people operate in disorganized workspaces. The problem is that they’re not as productive as they could be. The hidden culprit stealing their focus is clutter. When I moved into my new office a while back, I was in the middle of a massive video shoot. Time was tight, and I just […]
5 Reasons You Need to Get Better at Saying No
I have a hard time saying “no.” Perhaps you do, too. I think it is more common than we think, especially for those who are empathetic or nurturing. Here are five reasons why we must get better.
How to Get Out of That Funk
The easiest way to get out of that funk is to change your physiology. It’s surprisingly easy and fast. Here’s a five-step formula.
Seven Rules for More Effective Meetings
People get “trained” to come late because they know nothing significant will happen until well after the announced start time…. For example, “the purpose of our meeting is to report on the results of our latest market research and give you a chance to ask questions.” Or, “the purpose of our meeting is to evaluate prospective titles for Don Miller’s new book and determine which one we are going to recommend to the author.”