How to Improve Your Working Memory

How to Improve Your Working Memory

I can sometimes be so forgetful that I wonder to myself if something is wrong with me. The next room, the next sentence, the next mouse click all can be no match for my absent-mindedness. I’ve learned though that I’m in good company. Being forgetful can happen to all...
Locked Out of Your Own Heart?

Locked Out of Your Own Heart?

For the life of me I couldn’t unlock that lock. Several times I used the combination I myself had set.  After all it was my lock.  I put it there. The lock was on a storage unit containing inventory and fixtures for our business.  After numerous combination attempts,...
8 Hours to a Small Business Transformation

8 Hours to a Small Business Transformation

Over that past two weeks I have splurged. I have been frivolous with my time to the point of feeling irresponsible. I questioned myself several times while I was doing it – thinking “stop this and get back to work!” But I had finally reached a point where I...
3 Ways to Avoid Conflict Boil Over

3 Ways to Avoid Conflict Boil Over

In my work as a business owner and a coach I am privy to many conflicts of many kinds.  Sometimes I feel like I’m a conflict magnet.   In fact I’ve had colleagues joke with me that I’m a lightening rod for such.  I guess that’s what you get when you climb the...
5 Disciplines of Tool Savvy Managers.

5 Disciplines of Tool Savvy Managers.

In the classic hit comedy “Home Improvement”, Tim “The Toolman” Taylor is the unassuming though accident-prone tool ‘expert’ on a “how to” show whose main punchlines often involve klutsey ‘fails’. I can...