How to Create a Powerful To-Do List

You stink at remembering things. Blunt, but true.   In speaking engagements, I often tell participants, “You are fired from the job of remembering stuff.”   Yet, so many people rely on their brains to keep up with the things they need to do.   If you...

Two Ways to Organize Your Email

Should you construct a File Plan? Or, is a Big Bucket approach the best option? In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias discusses the pros and cons of these two methods of organizing your email. Don’t want to watch the video?  A transcript is below.   Transcript...

The Only Way to Get Rid of Clutter

What is your clutter?  Email, paper, electronic files, to-dos?  Clutter accumulates due to indecision.  In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias gives you three reasons why you should trust yourself to make good decisions.  You can get past your clutter, no matter what it...

Random Acts of Kindness…and Productivity!

Random acts of kindness are also productive.  In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias describes three ways you can be kind to other people and help them be more productive.  What are some kind things you can do to help your coworkers be the best they can be?   Don’t...

How often should you process email? VIDEO

In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias reads an excerpt from her book, ‘Conquer Your Email Today…because there is no tomorrow’. Are you paying constant attention to your email? Listen to Dr. Gratias as she expands on her concept of appropriate responsiveness...