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Are you a human bottleneck?

Could you be a human bottleneck?  If others have stopped their work because they are…

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productivity tools

The zenith of productivity tools – voice recognition software!

Today I’m back on the blog with another installment in our series on productivity tools…

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Use technology to block distractions (that come from using technology!)

It’s been three weeks since my last post in our video series on Productivity Tools for Leaders.  In How to manage distractions (aka the “Squirrel syndrome”), I put forward what turned out to be a controversial idea.  The idea of

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A framework for boosting employee well-being (in tough times)

Sajel Bellon is a professor in human and behavioural sciences, a psychotherapist, and the Founder of Mind Armour™ & SOS Psychotherapy. She is also my professional colleague, and I am so pleased that she is guesting on the blog today

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To cultivate high-performing teams, you need two elements

Every leader’s goal is to create high-performing teams.  And in order to do that, we invest significant effort into cultivating and growing strong people who work well together to achieve our department and organization’s objectives.  It is this concept of

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How to manage distractions (aka the “Squirrel syndrome”)

If you want to be productive, to get things done, then you need to manage distractions.  And one of the biggest distractions that we all face – the Internet!  Which brings me to today’s strategy in our series on productivity

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How to communicate unpopular decisions and changes

Sometimes, as a leader, you have to communicate (and implement) unpopular decisions and changes.  Even worse, you may often find yourself charged with communicating or implementing decisions that you don’t agree with yourself.    Yet workplace change is an endless reality. 

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A leadership lesson from Aesop’s fables

Building synergy is a critical task for leaders. A classic Aesop’s fable applies in the workplace.

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