It’s a task staying productive. Distractions abound and there are dozens of ways to get anything done. To help you maintain a productive workplace environment, try these tips to increase your efficiency in the workplace. Measure Twice, Cut Once – The …..
It’s unlikely that you’ll make progress on your professional development goals if they feel like a chore. Instead of focusing on things you “should” do, choose one or two areas of focus that align with what really matters to you. …..
You have a great idea that will improve operations, but it goes against the way things are done. Now the challenge is to break through the bureaucracy to get your idea implemented. When you’re taking the role of rebel at …..
To achieve more it is important to see the big picture. Because of the amount of work most people have and the pace at which it needs to get done, it is common to put your head down and plow …..
There’s an old saying, “When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” Scalpels and sledgehammers are both incredibly useful, but they’re not even close to be interchangeable. Using the right tool for the right job is …..
As fans of Monty Python know, no one expects the spanish inquisition. The humorous take on the idea that people don’t expect to be questioned (see the original skit here) also makes some points that are crucial to the success …..
The easiest way to get somewhere is to follow a map. By doing this you’re following a tried and true path, one which has been traveled before and has been proven to get you to your destination. It minimizes the …..
When asked, consumers almost always say they want more options. But their purchasing behavior often indicates otherwise. Consumers are often overwhelmed by the flood of product information and choices available to them. Many report unnecessarily agonizing over trivial purchases. This …..
There has been quite a bit of talk lately about the fate of manufacturing and how to bring it back. The problem is that its the wrong question. Manufacturing can’t come back because it didn’t leave. It changed. Of course …..
Recently on social media we shared an article about great books to read this year. One comment to the article was, “I don’t have time to read one book.” This is a person who will not improve himself because he …..