Month: May 2020

Another idea to overcome procrastination

Another idea to overcome procrastination

In my last two video blogs on productivity tools for leaders, I’ve focused on specific ideas to overcome procrastination.  So today, I’d like to give you one more idea on this topic.  If you’ve been putting off tasks on your to-do list because they feel so large that they are overwhelming, or because it’s something […]

Overcoming procrastination can be as easy as simply getting started

Overcoming procrastination can be as easy as simply getting started

In my last instalment in our series on productivity tools for leaders, I shared a tip on overcoming procrastination.  Go public got such positive feedback that I decided to share a couple more in our next two videos.  Today’s idea on overcoming procrastination is take advantage of the Zeigarnik effect. Use the Zeigarnik Effect to […]

Working remotely? Out of sight does not have to be out of mind

Working remotely? Out of sight does not have to be out of mind

Long-distance relationships can be hard.  Just ask anyone who has ever been in one.  And right now, courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of thousands of people across the country are engaged in a long-distance relationship of a different kind.  With their boss. Working remotely comes at a cost.  It takes more effort – more […]

When it comes to decision-making, “perfect” is the enemy of good

When it comes to decision-making, “perfect” is the enemy of good decision-making

Leaders have responsibility for decision-making.  And as regular readers of the blog know, I routinely blog about tools and challenges that come with decision-making.  Today’s blog post illustrates the decision-making trap called “perfect”. There are at least six different routes I can take to get from my home to the airport.  One is on a […]