In this era of digital dependence and communication bombardment, it is tempting to check your phone or computer every time a message appears in your inbox. But during meetings with others, squash this desire and focus on the people in the room! Block out all distractions and … [Read more...] about Really Listen
Use headers and topic sentences to emphasize your main ideas. Readers should be able to scan your email, memorandum, or book, and understand the main points in 30 seconds or less. Understanding the main points provides your readers with the context they need to comprehend your … [Read more...] about Embrace Headers and Topic Sentences
One of the most important goals in a professional environment is to make tangible work progress every day. We call this: GOOD FORM = GOOD FOrward Relentless Motion This concept derives from a coping strategy used by ultra-marathon runners to keep moving forward, … [Read more...] about Pursue Forward Relentless Motion
Choose one time-consuming, non-work activity in your life and outsource it. Think of things that you can realistically outsource, such as washing clothes, cutting the grass, cleaning the house, or preparing meals. Commit to focusing that recaptured free time on your … [Read more...] about Outsource It!