Category Archives: time management

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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Your Anaerobic Work Threshold


Our Masters swim/triathlon coach sent us a workout designed to improve our performance… If this approach makes sense for my running or swimming, why not apply it for my work? Continue reading

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It’s Never Crowded on the Extra Mile


Sometimes the best way to raise your level of play is to schedule more than you can do, and then just go after it. Today I went to a client presentation, conducted seven meetings with clients, and had a brainstorming session with a good friend. Continue reading

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How To Lean Your Meetings


Have you ever prepared for a group meeting to discuss what you will present to a client or senior executive? What would happen if the client or the senior executive sat in on that meeting? Continue reading

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The Spread Offense in Your Business


Here’s the rub. Each team’s spread is different. Some pass to run, others run to pass, and some do a little of both. Texas A&M passes to set up their runs while Auburn runs to set up their passes. So which is it, and how does this relate to business? Continue reading

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Employee Productivity Tip # 3 – Breakfast of Champions


My generation grew up with Olympians gracing the cover of Wheaties’ cereal boxes. Before there were Superbowl MVPs going to Disneyworld, there were champions hoping to make the Wheaties box cover. Continue reading

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Tackling the Dreaded “I’ll Get to It When I Have Time” Project


If you are like me, organizational consolidation is the worst. Call it filing, cleaning out files, or the worst, consolidating two locations into one. These are projects that I not only dislike, I hate. Rick’s Second Law of Organization Dynamics states, “That which you hate to do always grows worse due to procrastination.” Continue reading

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