7 Tips to Help You Leave Work at Work

It comes down to one word:  accessibility.   In the 1970s, open door policies were popular as a way to encourage communication between management and employees.  Better relations with unions resulted from increased accessibility of managers.  Thus, “my door is...

When Productivity Gets Messy

My friend and colleague, Kip Soteres, published an article on LinkedIn about the messiness of change in business environments.  Having worked in the field of corporate communications for decades, Kip knows his stuff.  Things get messy.  And, as the title of his...

Time Management Boot Camp

Last year, I began a wonderful project with a technology company headquartered in Ukraine.  They have a subsidiary called Fluix that helps companies automate workflows, particularly for mobile, iPad-enabled workers.   My client at Fluix wanted to offer a time...

Email Overload: The Dangers of CC and Reply All

An empty shelf.  A partially-filled desk drawer.  These are things that businesspeople are drawn, sometimes compelled, to fill with stuff.  For some workers, empty is uncomfortable and they will put items in a vacant space just because it’s there.   In the world...