Dr. Kathleen Allen — May 13, 2019 Follow @LeadingRoots — May 13, 2019 When a flower doesn’t bloom, fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. A friend sent me this quote recently, and it made me think about the difference between how we usually deal with issues surrounding employee productivity and how … Continue reading Linking Employee Productivity to Nature’s Organic Processes
Stop Letting The Connected World Beat You Down by George Simpson , Featured Contributor, May 2, 2019 A massive survey of hundreds of thousands of consumers in the U.S., France, Canada, Australia, the U.K. and Japan finds that the majority (65%) are concerned with the way connected devices (toys, smart meters, fitness monitors, home assistants, … Continue reading Stop Letting The Connected World Beat You Down
Zach Heller — April 25, 2019 Follow @zheller — April 25, 2019 No matter who you are, at various times in your day/week/year/career, you will run into this question: What do I do next? This an unavoidable question that people will coach you to avoid at all times. There are a variety of things that … Continue reading Solving for “What Do I Do Next?”
Holger Reisinger — April 24, 2019 Follow @ReisingerHolger — April 24, 2019 Like many others, I spend a significant portion of my time, over 50 percent, on the road traveling to other offices, seeing clients and attending events. We’re in an age where executives are increasingly expected to maintain a presence across multiple markets and … Continue reading 5 Tips for Maximizing Productivity While Working on the Move
Kaitlyn Hammond — April 17, 2019 — April 17, 2019 Spring is a time of rebirth and new beginnings, and it’s not just for nature or your closet. Your business can greatly benefit from a spring cleaning to clear out the old, and streamline the new. What tasks can you tackle that can help you … Continue reading Spring Cleaning for Your Business: Tackle These Tasks
Kenna Griffin — April 16, 2019 — April 16, 2019 I’d like a peek inside your productivity system. You may have read here before that I’m a real nerd when it comes to productivity. Ok, I’m a nerd, in general, but I love the study of productivity. Productivity and leadership are two subjects I just … Continue reading Productivity: What Does Your System Look Like?
How YouTube’s Big Goal Backfired by Kaila Colbin , Featured Contributor, April 12, 2019 Here’s what they teach you in business school: If you want to accomplish anything, you need a goal. A goal should be SMART — that is, specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. We’ve known about SMART goals since 1981. In … Continue reading How YouTube’s Big Goal Backfired
Larry Kim — April 8, 2019 Follow @larrykim — April 8, 2019 Surely meetings weren’t designed to be useless time sucks that everyone dreads until the minute they’re over. You’ve likely been part of the drill at some point. Entire teams and departments shuffle into the boardroom; a few key people speak and make decisions, … Continue reading How LinkedIn’s CEO Eliminates Useless Meetings
Melissa Ingold — April 8, 2019 Follow @timefreedombiz — April 8, 2019 Since we’re all talented, driven business owners around here, we know that being an entrepreneur can be tiring, overwhelming, and challenging. In fact, in the U.S., 45% of entrepreneurs are more likely than other workers to report experiencing stress a lot of the … Continue reading Could Your Business Be Leading You Towards Burnout? Do a Self-Assessment Using the 5 Stages of Burnout
Dave Brock — April 4, 2019 Follow @davidabrock — April 4, 2019 What are the consequences of doing nothing/not changing? The answer to this question is the single most important issue in every sales opportunity. Yet, when I ask this question in deal reviews, fewer than 5% of sales people can respond. If the customer … Continue reading What Are the Consequences of Doing Nothing?