Leading Productive Teams

By |January 10th, 2011|

I have always said that having a strong, productive team is the best way to achieve great things. 

Establishing a strong team has been a strong […]

5 Steps to Improving Team Productivity

By |January 10th, 2011|

Resolutions aside, wouldn’t it be nice to feel really productive, I mean really productive in 2011?  Your team is your best source of leverage so […]

Best Way to Wrap Up the Year: Learn to Apologize

By |December 7th, 2010|


“An apology is the superglue of life.  It can repair just about anything.”
Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist: For Better or For Worse

Never easy to do, but […]

Give Yourself a Present: 3 Things You Can Do to Finish Strong

By |December 7th, 2010|

Is this year going by fast or what?  I feel like I just got used to writing 2010, and here we are in December already. 

While […]

3 Balls Approach to Prioritizing

By |November 4th, 2010|

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While I naturally want […]

Why can’t we get this prioritizing thing right?

By |November 4th, 2010|

People talk about prioritizing a lot.  And there is no doubt why.  The word offers such promise for a calm and stress-free work day. 

However, with […]

A BIG Impact Fast

By |September 7th, 2010|

5 tips for making rapid progress in a new role
Getting off to a quick start in a new role is critical. Everyone wants to make […]

Injecting Creativity into All Projects

By |September 7th, 2010|

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
Albert Einstein

You’ve just been promoted to the role of project leader – only […]

Creativity is the New Black

By |July 12th, 2010|

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“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
Steve Jobs, Apple Computer

You might be wondering what creativity has […]

How to Leverage Your Assistant Effectively

By |April 13th, 2010|

Many moons ago, when I was learning how to drive, my driving instructor kept telling me to “look 12 seconds down the road.” As tedious […]