3 Ways to Maximize Your Best Just Got Better on iTunes

We ARE getting closer to the January publication date of Your Best Just Got Better: Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More Here are 3 ways you can maximize this podcast: 1) Subscribe and connect your iPod/iPad/iPhone or shuffle to download as soon as each one is published. 2) Burn the Audio file as a MP3 (or audio

If you could ask a mentor ANYthing, what would it be?

For years now, I have encouraged the process of sitting down at least weekly with someone who cares as much (ore more) than you do about your own development and growth as a leader, creator and professional. It seems that every workshop I facilitate, the question comes up, “What do you talk about, when you

Mastering Workplace Performance – NYC – 25 April 2011

Thank you, everyone, for attending out MPW seminar today… My intention when I present one of these is to balance the line between (a) actionable and practical information and (b) theories of productivity you can continue thinking about and discussing with your team for weeks (or months!) to come! In “list form” here are some

What influences YOUR productivity?

What do you think influences your productivity the most? Your work environment? Your technologies and tools? Your co workers? Watch the video below, and you’ll see me talk about the three things I have seen positively AND negatively influence people’s productivity…in life, and at work. Click the link below for a video all about this

3 Ways to use an article on Time Management from Training Magazine

Each month, I write a dedicated article for Training Magazine in the column called, “Productivity Coach’s Corner.” Here is an article with 2 ideas you can use to take control of your time. Training Magazine article on Saving Time As you can see from the title of this article, it’s important to “control your time.” Here

3 things to consider when looking for a mentor

Thank you to for asking about mentoring:         When I read “Mojo” by Marshall Goldsmith, I solidified a couple of ideas about mentoring. 1. That “thing” that I need mentoring with is much closer than I think. Over the past few months, my Moleskine journal has “received” several notes (in my

(PDF) Outlook Dashboard

Welcome! Did you attend one of our seminars? If so, you heard us talk about the Microsoft® Outlook® Dashboard. Please visit the site for much more information to get started… Now, we’re giving away the 2000, 2003 version of that PDF below. If you’d like the more UPDATED one, ya gotta sign in at the

MWP Seminar for the Tuck School of Business 14 April 2011

Thank you everyone, for a great seminar and discussion this afternoon here in Hanover, NH. Simply stepping onto the campus of Dartmouth, and walking toward the Tuck School of Business (wikipedia link here) is quite a powerful experience. Tuck was founded in the year 1900! I planned to start at 5pm, and I had a

3 Tips for a More Productive Day

Do you start each day with a plan for action? Most people do. Whether they make a to do list or leave emails in their inbox to work on throughout the day, they have some way to manage their tasks and projects. Each day, however, we manage more than just time. We manage conversations, meetings

Episode 5 – If You Want to Get Better, Record Yourself!

We do what we do…the way we do it. Over months (or years) in our same professional position, we create patterns of productivity and time management that (of course) used to work for us. Are they still working? One way to find out. Record yourself…at work!

4 Secrets Effective People Know About “Asking Powerful Questions.”