How to Improve Your Working Memory

Overcoming Personal and Organizational Forgetfulness

Behavior, Productivity, Perseverance, Personal, Change, Coaching, Conflicts, Personal Effectiveness, Leadership Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Systems

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 of us at any age and […]

3 Strategies For Winning Your Business Race

And avoiding defeat in your competitors race.

business building, entrepreneur, competitiveness, business development, business coaching, value

I’m not an avid cyclist, but I do enjoy an occasional ride. However I really love tracking the Tour de France. Just the thought of 2,200 miles over 21 day-long segments is inspiring. Especially given that less than half of those segments are on flat terrain.  The majority are either hilly, mountainous, or high-altitude. See…I didn’t even know there […]

Why Some Entrepreneurs Are Almost Always More Productive

Productivity, Time Management, business building, entrepreneurship, personal productivity, leadership development

If productivity were an olympic sport, some entrepreneurs would be clear medal contenders. They spend their time in targeted, intentional ways with the aim to get things done. Yet their strategies for getting there can vary widely. A part of Richard Branson’s strategy is to workout, saying physical exercise gives him up to four more hours […]

5 Disciplines of Tool Savvy Managers.

work, productivity, practice, perseverance, management, business, Business coaching, career, change, culture, goals

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 identify.  I’m really not a handyman. Changing the light bulbs at the top of our stairs requires – in my experience – mountain climbing gear plus a quick check […]

10 Strategies for Rejuvenating Vacations

Time Management, Strategic Planning, Business, business coaching, Focus, Habit, Leadership development, Life, Productivity

One of my favorite movies is Vacation with Chevy Chase.  We have been the Griswold’s on more than one occasion with the unreasonable expectations, family qwerks and memorable experiences – some good and some not. Each year I make mental notes of what to do and what not to do next time.  And each year I repeat many of the vacation […]