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As Labor Day nears, a Red Bull poll finds workplace productivity diminishes before a holiday. So... just how productive ARE we?
“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” - Isaac Asimov Over the years, as a marketer in a tech world, I've realized
Employee Engagement has been a hot topic - but what exactly is it? In it's simplest form form, it's an employee's level of contribution & satisfaction.
3 things help improve employee engagement:
A definition and explanation of the typical work-place underachiever.
A self-handicapper can then blame the poor results on not having enough time to complete the task rather than on insufficient efforts or unremarkable abilities.
3 C's of communication: Three simple ways to help what you say be heard
Consistency, clarity, and courtesy: simple yet powerful tools to improve your communication.
Disciplines that lead to success and productivity: how a few simple changes can make you more productive and fulfilled in your career.
Twelve collaboration principles that successful organizations follow.
Your thoughts are one of the few things you can control. If you think you can do something, you are more likely to succeed.
Leadership is the hope that we can change the things that need to be changed and create what we cannot now imagine.
5 Steps to Shorter, More Effective Meetings: Before even starting, ask yourself this very important question: Do you really need a meeting at all? Perhaps there be other ways that would get what you need without pulling people into a meeting.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open. ~ Elmer G. Letterman
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. ~ Lao Tzu
Productivity plays a huge part in how much time and effort you spend on work. Improving productivity will help get back more time, and reduces stress.
Blog post at Micro Business Hub : Do you fret over time? Do you feel there are never enough hours in the day to get everything done?
Most employees want to be part of a team, not just a member of an organization. Here are 7 steps management can take to improve productivity.
Do you or someone you know suffer from being a great starter when it comes to projects, but then taper off and never really reach the end well?
When we look at how far we’ve come, we tend to feel a premature sense of accomplishment and start to slack off. Instead of focusing on what yo’uve already done, keep and eye on what’s left to do to reach the end
Having these four characteristics will help you become an effective learner. You will be able not only to adapt, but also to thrive in a changing world.
I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time. ~ Herbert Bayard Swope
I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.
Herbert Bayard Swope
Work style-we don't mean tie or no-tie. The WAY you work. Understanding how employees work is key to get more done. It helps you assign tasks appropriately.
Want a promotion at work? Here's a tip...
Passion is necessary, but not enough, for success. What are the 3 basics required to succeed?
Believe in yourself. Be everything you can be.
Sometimes we need to step back and get a little perspective on our lives. Today is one day out of your entire life.
Some basic work place DON'Ts: complainers, whiners, liars, and gossips, listen up!
Failure is nothing to be ashamed of!
Once in a major collabroative and complex project we lived by Teddy Roosevelt's The Man in the Arena :
"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat."