How to Manage Your Business Reading

You want to read stuff.  There’s lots of good stuff to read.  But, the volume of stuff is overwhelming.  Is this you?   This post contains tips to help you manage a specific area of your developmental reading:  articles, blogs, and email newsletters (cough,...

Sticky Notes – Friend or Foe?

I believe that life is full of happy accidents – times when our best plans go awry but we end up in a good, or even excellent, place anyway.  For me, meeting my husband is probably the happiest and most unintended event in my life.  For Minnesota-based 3M, the...

Make the Most of Time Spent in Training

  Managing your time well means getting the best return on the investment of the minutes and hours you devote to activities in and out of work.  Companies invest approximately $134 billion* annually in professional development activities.  When you opt to attend...