A dear childhood friend of mine, and very popular kid in our neighborhood was cast for a popular TV sitcom as a newspaper delivery boy. Each week he collected the sum of $2.10 from subscribers. His signature line, “it’s two-ten for the week” earned him the nickname, “Twoten.” We were young, dedicated athletes. I took basketball seriously and I had to train hard and take … [Read more...] about What is Your Work Metabolism?
Sustained high performance. Isn’t that what we all aspire to? We want to bring our A Game every day in order to make a difference as leaders. Managing our energy on a daily basis is key to giving us this opportunity for sustained high performance. Here are some tips from time management coach Elizabeth Grace Saunders on how to maximize our energy for high … [Read more...] about Maximize Your Energy, Daily
As vaccines continue and COVID concerns are diminishing, we can now begin thinking about what we want our “new normal” to be like. When you sit down to create your new normal, I encourage you to think about your life like an empty plate – and you are about to fill it up at an amazing buffet; the Life Buffet. Yum! Very exciting! What will you fill your plate … [Read more...] about Designing Your New Normal
“Welcome to the Land of Magical Thinking.” That’s my favorite quote from a recent article from Harvard Business Review about To Do lists. And I am definitely guilty of this! An out of control To Do list can create a lot of problems – including missed deadlines, doing low quality work, and tiring ourselves out from overwork. If you want to tame your To Do list, here … [Read more...] about Taming Your To Do List
We all know that email is out of control. A recent online Harvard Business Review article has some very good ideas on how we can all create a more “compassionate” email culture in our organizations. Here are some of the authors’ tips: *Consider if everyone really needs to get this email. Cut your list if not. *Be clear, specific, and to the point. *Consider if … [Read more...] about Compassionate Emailing