Productivity

Productivity

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

You are here: Home / Archives for ProductivityPrioritization – More Important Than Any Productivity Technique By Mark Shead 2 Comments So much of what gets passed off as productivity involves trying to do more tasks. If the value of your tasks are all equal, then this might make sense, but not all tasks are equal.…

Intuit Productivity Webinar

Intuit Productivity Webinar

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Yesterday I participated in a webinar sponsored by Intuit called “Get More Done. Today.” with Craig Jarrow (blogs at Time Management Ninja) and Mike Williams (CEO at David Allen Company). Dan Schawbel moderated the event. I had a great time answering questions and learning some new tips and tricks from Craig and Mike. If you’d like to view…

Aversion to Change

Aversion to Change

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Across the country, state and federal funding is being cut for education and this has left many communities scrambling to figure out what to do.  I was originally hopeful that less money would prompt a reassessment of the fundamentals of education and encourage schools to really focus on the things that will give kids the…

Interview with Al Pittampalli

Interview with Al Pittampalli

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

I recently wrote a review of Read This Before Our Next Meeting by Al Pittampalli. It is a good book and well worth the money. Al was gracious enough to do an interview with us about his passion for creating better meetings. You may end up buying a bunch of extra copies to give to give…

Being Wrong vs. Doing Nothing

Being Wrong vs. Doing Nothing

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

It is easy to get so caught up in trying to make the best decision that we do nothing.  Next time you find yourself struggling with this, re-read this quote: A person determined never to be wrong won’t likely accomplish much. ~ Ken Wisdom Of course that doesn’t mean you should try to make bad decisions,…

Free Book – Read This Before Our Next Meeting

Free Book – Read This Before Our Next Meeting

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

I just finished reading The Modern Meeting Standard – Read This Before Our Next Meeting. I was going to wait a few days to review it, but I wanted to tell you about it in time to take advantage of a special free give away. For a limited time you can get Read This Before Our Next…

Business is Doing Smart Things

Business is Doing Smart Things

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Marketing isn’t really all that complicated.  If you have a decent product, you simply have to let people know what you are selling and some of them will buy right?  Obviously you can be more efficient by focusing your efforts on people who are likely to buy your product.  It wouldn’t make too much sense…

Time Discounting

Time Discounting

February 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

There is a psychological phenomenon known as time discounting. Basically, it means that a desired result in the future is perceived as less valuable than one in the present. For example, if you allow people to choose from being paid an amount in one year as opposed to being paid a smaller amount now, they…

7 Actionable Ways to Turn Stress into Success

7 Actionable Ways to Turn Stress into Success

January 21, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Stress is obviously something we’re all trying to avoid, but just because it’s something we try to prevent doesn’t mean it can’t be used to our advantage. Unfortunately, there’s no way of getting around it, so we might as well make the most of it. If we let stress take over our lives, we won’t…

How Can You Tell If a Productivity Tool Really Improves Your Performance?

How Can You Tell If a Productivity Tool Really Improves Your Performance?

January 20, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Thanks to the advances of the connected world, we have more apps and devices to improve our productivity than ever before. There are thousands of companies all claiming to have the productivity tools you need to work faster, more efficiently, or in a way that’s more compliant—but there are a few problems with these claims.…