I recently found a notebook from one of the busiest periods of my professional career. It contained my daily to-do lists along with notes from the meetings I attended, right around the time I was trying to build and launch an online learning platform for more than 30,000 students - on top of maintaining my… Continue reading Give yourself the gift of FOCUS.
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
I'll admit: I'm a bit of a reflection nut. For me, life seems most meaningful when - rather than just floating through tackling the day-to-day - I make time to step back and reflect on my path. While I'm not as extreme as Socrates ("the unexamined life is not worth living"), I do tend to… Continue reading One habit to launch a great new year: pause and reflect.