Category Archives: Work

3 Simple Practices To Identify Priorities and Get More Things Done

3 Simple Practices To Identify Priorities and Get More Things Done

We all want – and need – to get things done. But sometimes that seems to be challenging for some of us.

Do you put things on your “to-do” list (whether that’s a real list or just in your mind) that never seem to get accomplished?

Most of us do. I certainly struggle with it sometimes. And it doesn’t seem to matter whether it’s a big task (write that book) or something smaller (clean up the back yard).

The bottom line is, regardless of what the task is, we all need to get things done.

Often times I seem to just get to the things that are either:

  • enjoyable
  • easy
  • earth-shatteringly urgent (I don’t think ‘shatteringly’ is a word, but you get the idea)

Why is that?

I’m not overly certain, but it seems to be the case with most people I talk to.

Here are 3 practices I try to use when I’ve got something I really want or need to accomplish: Continue reading

5 Ways to Build a Great Team and Maximize Your Organization

5 Ways to Build a Great Team and Maximize Your Organization

“Your organization will only go to the level that you and your team can take it.” If the above statement is true, we as leaders must focus on not only growing ourselves but also building a great team around us. Great teams help us maximize our organizations. Great teams produce:  More creativity Less conflict Higher satisfaction  Lower… Continue reading

3 Things You Must Manage Well In Order To Lead Well

3 Things You Must Manage Well In Order To Lead Well

We all want to lead well. There’s a lot of talk about leadership, and rightly so. We often quote John Maxwell on this blog, who says that “everything rises and falls on leadership.” I believe that’s true, not just because it’s a great statement to believe, but because I’ve seen it in action for nearly… Continue reading

6 Steps To Lead and Manage Significant Change In Your Organization

6 Steps To Lead and Manage Significant Change In Your Organization

Change is inevitable. Change can be of great benefit, but often comes with great challenges. And it’s important to understand when change should be initiated. In our last article we shared 4 reasons change might be necessary, including: danger, datedness, direction & dimension.  Click here to learn more about these reasons. The process of leading change will always… Continue reading