Daniel Burrus — December 27, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — December 27, 2018 Many business consultants agree that benchmarking is imperative to strategic planning. By using metrics, a business will study the practices, designs, and financial outcomes of industry leaders with one distinct purpose: To keep up with the pacesetters. There’s just one problem. Keeping up—with … Continue reading Keeping Up is a Fool’s Game
Mike Parry — December 27, 2018 — December 27, 2018 Emails come in thick and fast these days, with companies competing fiercely for people’s attention. It’s so easy to slip down to the bottom of the pile under a deluge of emails if yours isn’t spotted right away, but there is no reason to leave … Continue reading Get Back to the Top of the Pile
Daniel Burrus — December 20, 2018 Follow @DanielBurrus — December 20, 2018 When you make changes, are they coming at you from the outside in or inside out? In my 30 years of working with top leaders from business, health care, government and education, I have found that the majority of change comes from the … Continue reading 5 Steps to Change Your Thinking
Deanna Ritchie — December 19, 2018 — December 19, 2018 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Procrastination is something that most people have faced at some point in their lives. For some reason, we as humans struggle to avoid things that are unpleasant. We delay the inevitable, especially when it’s unpalatable. And we even do the same procrastination … Continue reading Has There Been a Proven Method to Stop Procrastination?
Chad Reid — December 13, 2018 Follow @thebig3c — December 13, 2018 If you’re working from home for the first time, you may be wondering how you can stay productive when left to your own devices — literally and figuratively. Or if you’ve had a work-at-home gig for a while, you might be looking for … Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Productive When Working From Home
Fiona Adler — December 13, 2018 — December 13, 2018 You’ve probably already heard that multitasking is inefficient and doesn’t actually save us any time. But, you probably also think that you’re different and have a higher capacity to multitask than most people. Plus, you’ve got so much going on that you need to multitask, … Continue reading Here’s Why We Need to Give Up Multitasking
Andrew Tillery — December 12, 2018 Follow @MAPCommInc — December 12, 2018 In the golden age of the smartphone, we’re all experts at multitasking. It doesn’t take much effort to scroll through emails while you listen to music and message with friends. In fact, few of us even register that we’re multitasking at all. The … Continue reading The Sad Truth Behind Multitasking: Productivity’s #1 Killer [Infographic]
Marc Kaufmann — December 6, 2018 — December 6, 2018 Scrum is based on self-organized teams. Self-organized teams are able to evolve and adapt quicker in today’s highly complex working environments than traditional command-and-control management structures. At the same time, self-organized teams are more robust to external disturbances, are faster and more creative in problem … Continue reading 2 Ingredients for Self-Organization (No Recipe Possible Though)
Personal Branding Blog — December 6, 2018 — December 6, 2018 Meetings are forums and events where perceptions are built and broken. Every meeting is different – even regularly occurring and frequent ones. Sometimes they are predictable and standard operating procedures, sometimes they are promising yet tense. Considering how much time we spend in meetings, … Continue reading What Role Do You Play In Meetings?
Taylor Gordon — December 5, 2018 — December 5, 2018 3dman_eu / Pixabay A mastermind is a group of people who share similar goals working together to achieve them. A mastermind for business is a great way to keep yourself around like-minded people who understand you and your mission. I’ve been a member of masterminds … Continue reading How to Make the Most of a Mastermind