What makes someone a productivity superhero?

Over the past couple of years, I have written a series of articles about individuals I like to call “productivity superheroes.” These people have mastered the art of being organized. In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias discusses the main characteristics...

Do Systems Help or Hurt Creativity?

Kristen Baird is a 28-year-old woman who owns and operates a (multiple) six-figure small business in a male-dominated industry.   Do I have your attention?   Kristen certainly has mine.   I met Kristen Baird in a business association of which we are both members.  She...

The Rainmaker’s Rainmaker

    If you are outside the legal profession (and missed the John Grisham novel in the 90’s), then you may not be familiar with the term rainmaker.  A rainmaker is someone who is superior at finding, nurturing, and closing business deals.  They bring in clients.  They...