Today you continue your journey to improve your Personal Effectiveness. So far in our program, we have worked on developing skills and honing techniques to make you more productive and more effective in your everyday work and life. In this final article in the series, we’ll review your task list and determine where to spend […]Read more "Your Personal Effectiveness Program (Part 5: Prioritizing Your Task List)"
Honey! Do you know what time my dentist appointment is? No. It’s your appointment, not mine. Don’t you keep a calendar? Well, no, not for everything. Just important stuff. And your dental health is not important? Well, it is, but… Sound familiar? I hope not, but many of us go through similar experiences daily. Maybe […]Read more "Lists are for People with CRS"
Ok, so we’ve been sequestered for about a month now, and it’s getting pretty old. I mean, I don’t mind this whole working from home thing, but… I miss the alarm clock waking me up when I’m in my fourth snooze session. I miss hurrying to get my workout completed to hurry some more to […]Read more "All This Zooming is Exhausting…But Why?"
Many people now working remotely are struggling with distractions, diversions, and minor disasters with children, pets, and partners running circles around your “office” all day long. This is certainly a challenging environment to get work done efficiently and effectively…and on time. But other people now working remotely are struggling with a totally different kind of […]Read more "Working From Home is Harder Than You Think…Especially if You’re Single"
How’s it going? Tired of being held hostage in your own home? I mean, working remotely? Fun, isn’t it? No. It’s not, but it’s what we have to do right now. So, let’s think about making the best of our situation. Let’s look at some ways you can become a little more effective in your […]Read more "Your Personal Effectiveness Program (Part 1 – Be On Time)"
Oh, man. I’m late! How can it be 8:20 already? And who schedules these “meetings” so early? Ugh. All right, let’s do this. Brush teeth, crank out a K-cup, fire up computer, log in to VC. Whew. 8:29. Made it on time. I am the master of time management. Aaaaw yeah. Wait, what the what? […]Read more "Who Knew Video-conferencing Was So Complex?"
It seems like everyone these days is trying their hardest to get noticed. Whether it’s on YouTube, Vine, Facebook, or even the old fashioned way like dress, accessories, and hair style, people want to be seen. Unfortunately, oftentimes it’s not done in the most flattering way. You can do better. One of the most important […]Read more "5 Ways to Get Noticed on LinkedIn (Part 1)"