10 Tips to Finish the Year Well

There’s nothing astronomically significant that happens at midnight on December 31st.  There’s no “New Year Comet” that flies through the sky.  If you really want to get astronomically geeky about it, a year is not really a year. There is a psychological significance,...

How to Delegate Productively

Delegation does not have to be painful — for you or other people.  Sometimes our dread of delegation leads to poor execution.   In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias gives three powerful tips to make delegation productive.   Don’t want to watch the...

Should you Change yourself or Change your Job?

Recently, I have a wave of eerily similar conversations with clients and potential clients.  I’ve discussed the issue with people both during and after training classes.  I’ve spoken with at least two potential clients about it during their initial assessment calls....

Fear is not productive

Fear.  We all feel it.  We are not weak due to our fear.  However, making fear-based decisions in the workplace has impacts we’d rather not realize.   In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias discusses the outcomes of fear and the only three choices we can make....

A Love Letter to Outlook Tasks

Dear Outlook Tasks,   We first met in the early 2000s.  I came from a Lotus Notes world, and you were there to welcome me to civilization. You sat in the lower left-hand corner of my screen. You beckoned me with promises of productivity, but I ignored you.  ...