Category Archives: self-management

Twofer Tuesday: On Bravery & Making Connections

In the Tools for the Time-Crunch Manager LinkedIn group (have you joined yet?!) I shared these pieces on finding your courage and making connections! Enjoy… Is It Time to be Brave? This is just a wonderful video. It’s “long” by … Continue reading

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How to Be Strategic: The Discipline of Three

In this video, I’m sharing one BIG question and one essential tool to help you get more strategic. Along the way, I’ll introduce you to the best biscuits ever, use the “straight jacket” approach to help you get the focus … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday: On Great Work & Motivation

This week in the Tools for the Time-Crunch Manager LinkedIn group (have you joined yet?!) I shared these great articles on how to find your great work and then how to stay motivated to see it through! Enjoy… 8 Critical … Continue reading

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Strategic Thinking: A Head-to-Head Book Review

There are a lot of books about strategic thinking out there, many of them not worth the effort. However, these two books are brilliant. But, they have very different viewpoints… In this video, I match up Roger Martin’s “Playing to … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday: On Morning Rituals & Daily Habits

This week in the Tools for the Time-Crunch Manager LinkedIn group (have you joined yet?!) we discussed ways to set up your day, and then keep it going! Enjoy… What’s the morning ritual that sets you up for success? If … Continue reading

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GWI Redux: Julia Sloan & Michael Mauboussin

Being strategic is one of those buzzwords in corporate life. So many companies seek to become more strategic without really knowing what it means or if all the stakeholders are defining it in the same way. Can people really learn … Continue reading

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The Name the Ninth Contest: The Winners!

Thank you to everyone who helped us mark the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun that started it all, by creating a ninth principle of fun. (NOTE: Winners, if you haven’t yet, please mail … Continue reading

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Teaching as a Powerful Tool for Engagement

You might have heard (or read) about my “Brain Trust” – a group of smart, savvy people that talks regularly and meets up once a year for a retreat. They are my sounding board and help me reflect on who … Continue reading

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Help for First-Time Managers

What are you doing tomorrow? If you can spare an hour at 2:00pm EST, this webinar designed for new managers is a must.  Today’s managers must be able to do more than just a good job; they’re expected, and often … Continue reading

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