Category: Personal Effectiveness

Three Reasons You Should Get enough Sleep

  |   Personal Effectiveness

Sleep just might be the productivity superpower. No matter what kind of work you do, getting enough sleep will improve your performance. Short-changing yourself on sleep will savage your work, your team, and your health. The Center for Creative Leadership surveyed 384 leaders about their sleep habits. They discovered they  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Ask for help

  |   Personal Effectiveness

There’s just no way that you’re going to be able to do everything that’s asked of you all by yourself. So, don’t act stupid. Ask for help. Ask for help from your boss. Ask for help from your team. Ask for help from your peers. Ask for help from anyone who might be able to help. This is only one of  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Preparation pays dividends

  |   Personal Effectiveness

It may seem like you have way too much to do and no time available to prepare for meetings and presentations and sales calls and encounters with your boss. Make the time to prepare. Even a little preparation can pay big dividends. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a  »  Read More

Take a moment

  |   Personal Effectiveness

Every day it seems that the pace gets a little more frantic, distractions are more frequent, and interruptions become routine. It’s tempting to believe that if we just find the magic formula, we’ll be able to wrangle all the cats into formation and they will march obediently forward, but that’s not going to  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: A Pinch of Preparation

  |   Personal Effectiveness

It doesn’t take much salt to improve a dish and it doesn’t take much preparation to dramatically improve performance. Take a little time to set things up so that when it’s time to work you can wade right in and work. Make sure you have the files and information you need. Lay out your tools so you’re  »  Read More

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