Today I’m back on the blog with another installment in our series on productivity tools for leaders. In my many conversations with leaders across the country, I’ve often heard them remark about how correspondence – mainly emails, but also letters – takes up a significant portion of their time. What surprised me though is that […]
Examples of symbiotic relationships are numerous in nature, and they often offer great parallels to leaders in the world of work. Consider the relationship between sea turtles and Yellow Tang fish. The symbiotic magic happens in what is colloquially referred to as “cleaning stations”. Symbiosis between sea turtles and Yellow Tang fish If you’ve never […]
It has been over a month since I’ve added another idea to our current video series on ways for leaders to boost productivity. So it’s time! Today’s tip to boost productivity is to automate information requests. Let me explain. To boost productivity, automate information requests If there are certain questions you get asked frequently, or […]
The quality of your business writing impacts what people think about your intelligence, competence and even integrity. Make sure that you are conveying the right impression.
As COVID-19 restrictions start lifting across the country, many people are facing an unexpected conundrum. In fact, you too might be in a similar situation: your employer wants you to come back to the workplace, but you’re not yet ready to return to an office or other communal environment. The reasons vary. Perhaps you have […]
Solving problems and making decisions are two important elements in leadership. Which is often why I blog on this subject. Recently, I’ve been in-and-out of specialist doctor offices (don’t ask), and I’ve come to realize that there are two steps in medical therapy – diagnosis and treatment. But which should come first? As individuals, we […]