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Oct 01, 2014
Last month, we explored reasons to call a meeting. Here are six reasons when you shouldn't call a meeting. Don’t Call a Meeting If… The subject is about a person and better handled…
Dec 27, 2013
There is only one of you...one person with one life that needs managing with both work and play activities included. Using two calendars puts you at risk for missing an important event…
Jan 03, 2014
It sounds funny, but it’s an old physical therapy trick to save your back.  It works and saves time.  Kids love it too.  Maybe it will get them to make their own beds! 
Jan 10, 2014
Create a folder for each person who reports to you, your supervisor, or any other significant person you deal with regularly including family members, board chairs, and project managers. …
Jan 31, 2014
In doing a root cause analysis, try asking yourself "why" five times. Here's an example: You have an employee who is perpetually late. Here's how to get to the bottom of it so you can…
Sep 01, 2014
Call a Meeting When... Need the entire group to provide information Want team participation in making a decision or solving a problem Want to share information, a success, or a…
Dec 06, 2015
Everyone likes their ducks lined up, but some of us spend far too long getting them in line.  There’s nothing wrong with being prepared, organized, and thoughtful unless you get caught…
Jan 29, 2016
It seems like my schedule, and probably yours, is overrun with meetings. Everyone wants to meet. Somedays, I even have breakfast, lunch, and dinner meetings which can’t be good for…