Category Archives: People and Productivity

The Big Rock in the Focus Jar


Given their “head on a swivel” world, what is the one metric they should always stay in touch with? Is it cash flow, market share, sales, or debt service coverage? My answer is simple,…… Continue reading

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Getting Back on the Podium


Now that the Olympics are over, what do you remember? For me…. Continue reading

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Touch Matters


Touches are not big things: a note, a quick text, a phone call. Yet they are really are THE BIG THING. In the end …. Continue reading

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Accountability and bucket lists


What do you do when your son asks you to do something you haven’t done in years? Continue reading

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To move up, listen up!


What one skill is available to all of us and is utilized poorly by almost all of us? Continue reading

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The Open Borders Crowd


Yet, the vast majority of us practice open borders every day. We do it every day in our workplaces and homes. Continue reading

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Pareto and Lap Swimming in the Work Pool


Listening to my buddy, Chris Klinger’s Minutespiration vlog on the Pareto Principle, Do You Pareto?, I noticed how my interval was a small part of my workout, but it makes all the difference in my performance. So why not apply it a 20% interval into my work day and see if I get an 80% return? Continue reading

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