leadership, tips

One SIMPLE way to improve your effectiveness

I've seen a lot of leaders struggling to wrangle everything that's thrown at them and regain a bit of sanity in their weeks. Time and time again, I've seen one change have a huge impact on their ability to break the cycle. So what is it? Block one hour each day for planning/thinking time.  Seems… Continue reading One SIMPLE way to improve your effectiveness

Book Group, Resources, Review

Bite-Sized Book Review: Rework

Finally! A business book that I didn't abandon at the 40% mark. There are three main reasons for that: It's too short to abandon. Technically 288 pages, it's served up as bite-sized essays with lots of illustrations and a lot of white space, so I moved through it in a breeze. It's really well written.… Continue reading Bite-Sized Book Review: Rework

Career/Life Tips, leadership, Reflections & Questions

Guess what? It’s OK to be human.

When you're a leader - or a parent, for that matter! - the job comes with plenty of stress. And yet, every day I see people ADDING to it by holding themselves to standards that are pretty demanding. My advice to you: STOP IT! I started to write a "Top Ten" list of bad habits… Continue reading Guess what? It’s OK to be human.