• 5 Things New Managers Should Focus On First
    Harvard Business Review - May 9
    One of the most exciting — and frightening — career transitions comes when you face the prospect of a management role for the first time. Over my career of building businesses, advising CEOs, and, most recent, exploring... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Here’s Why You Can’t Stay Focused
    Entrepreneur - Mar 31
    “I just can’t seem to stay focused.” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They have dreams, and they’re inspired to be better. But when it comes to working toward a goal, there’s... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Working Hard Or Hardly Working: Three Tips For...
    Forbes - Mar 27
    Once the exception, a remote workforce has become the norm. By some estimates, 37% of Americans now work remotely. It’s clear that companies are increasingly likely to allow employees to work from home. Studies have... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Your Team’s Time Management Problem Might Be A...
    Harvard Business Review - Feb 28
    “My team has a time management problem,” leaders often tell me. For example, an executive might say that their teams aren’t moving the needle on important projects, yet staffers seem busy and stressed. “Time... Read »
    4 months ago
  • Results Or People: Where Should A Leader Focus?
    Forbes - Dec 29
    Leadership, like most things in life, requires balance. You can’t succeed without focusing on your people, and they won’t succeed unless you’re focused on results. People often debate what makes a better leader: the... Read »
    6 months ago
  • The Two Things Killing Your Ability To Focus
    HBR - Aug 4
    I used to wake up, stumble over to my phone, and immediately get lost in a stream of pointless notifications. This digital haze continued throughout the day, keeping me from accomplishing important tasks. I was distracted,... Read »
    11 months ago
  • The Seven Habits Of Real Leaders
    Entrepreneur - Mar 1
    Ever wonder what life was like before we had gazillions of self-help books and blogs to tell us which habits and routines will make us more effective, productive, liked and even happy? How we should and shouldn’t talk,... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Five Ways To Be A Better Leader (And Get A Lot More...
    CEO.com - Mar 1
    Leaders wear a variety of hats: part manager, part employee, part CFO, part COO… and, whether, formally or informally, part salesperson. (After all, every leader spends some portion of the day “selling” his or her... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Seven Keys To Making The Right Decision The First...
    Entrepreneur - Feb 5
    Every entrepreneur has to be a decision-maker, even with information overload, emotional employees, angry customers and competitors hovering from every direction. Making a decision without thinking or over-thinking things... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How To Decide What Skill To Work On Next
    HBR - Jan 25
    Most of us know that success in today’s work world requires continuous growth and learning. You can’t just rely on your current knowledge and expertise if you expect to keep up, let alone advance. But how do you identify... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Why Focus Should Be Your Company’s No. 1 Priority
    CEO.com - Jan 25
    Before Larry Page reclaimed control of Google in 2011, he turned to an ailing Steve Jobs for advice. The Apple co-founder offered Page a crucial insight: focus. Zero in on only four to five products and make those the best... Read »
    1 year ago
  • The Mostly Unknown Leadership Lessons From A...
    Huff Po - Jan 13
    These executives know they have to train their replacement. If asked, they can often name a handful of up-and-comers within their organizations that they "have their eye on." Unfortunately, the reality is that these... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Why Transparency Creates A Clear Path To Success And...
    Entrepreneur - Nov 20
    Before leaping in, make sure you’re confident about your motivation for tackling the problem. This will strengthen your credibility and, in turn, your partners’ willingness to listen as you suggest that changes in the... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How To Boost Your Productivity By Adding...
    Inc - Nov 18
    As an entrepreneur, I tend to run hot and cold. I'm burning the midnight oil for weeks, then I have several days where my intensity and, seemingly, my passion seems to dissipate. Unfortunately, that means wasting excess... Read »
    1 year ago
  • 4 Habits Of Incredibly Focused Leaders
    Inc - Nov 11
    First of all, start to understand the why. If you have a clear understanding of why you have to/wish to do certain things, it will increase your willpower and keep you motivated until you achieve your goals. Read »
    1 year ago