think you’re multi-tasking? you’re not and it’s not good for you

Following is an excerpt from an excellent article on what is really happening when we think we’re multi-tasking. Check it out – it is worth your time to read in my opinion. “Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure… Read More

Are you Squandering Your Most Productive Time of Day?

Good morning from a snowy southwest Michigan!  Our family had a fun time this weekend at the Ice Festival in our little town.  Did not have many of those down South!! Question for you – how are you spending the first part of the day at work?  What is your focus?  For most of us,… Read More

Nine Things to Do to Become More Effective

Highly effective or “successful” people tend to do some things differently. Heidi Halverson has documented nine things that these people do differently in an article and makes the statement that “successful people reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do.” Get specific.  “Lose 5 pounds” is a better… Read More

Questions to Help You Stay on Track

Staying on track – hard to do for leaders, especially when you are moving fast.  And, as you know, just being a little bit off course can have major consequences down the road.  The problem is, as a leader, getting off track impacts others – not just ourselves. Robert Kaplan, in the article “What to… Read More