Category: Efficiency

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Set aside laundry time

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There are many tasks at work that are like laundry. It’s no big deal if you don’t do them for a day or so, but it’s a real hassle when they pile up. So, set aside a little time every day to do your “laundry.” Keeping up is easier than catching up. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook  »  Read More

Simplification made simple

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It doesn’t seem that long ago that people were planning a memorial service for JC Penney. But things seem to be heading the right way after Marvin Ellison became CEO in August 2015. One of the things that Ellison brought over from Home Depot was the importance of simplifying things. At JC Penney, they call it “Project  »  Read More

The Myth of Perfect Productivity

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In the midst of a fine and helpful article from Forbes titled, “Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use,” I stumbled on the following. “According to a survey by, the average worker admits to wasting 2.09 hours of each eight-hour workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks.” I’ve  »  Read More