As a teacher, I find my greatest joy when somebody “gets it.” That moment when the lesson I’ve been propounding suddenly breaks through in all clarity, and my students or audience realizes how the newly absorbed lesson can change their lives for the better. It’s like, Click! the light goes on, and we all win.
“The world is too much with us,” Wordsworth lamented. And that was more than 200 years ago, when he didn’t have to contend with 24/7 cable, smartphone alerts and hyper-connectivity at every turn. Wordsworth was bemoaning materialism. But if he were alive today, he might be referring to what I call mental leakage. This is the difficulty
Do you often find yourself thinking or saying, “I have too much to do and not enough time to do it?’ If so, you are in good company. We live in an interruption culture that treats peoples’ time like the cheapest commodity, instead of a precious, finite resource that measures out their very lives. In
CEOs used to be better positioned to protect their time; but somewhere along the line, they became so accessible that nowadays they are endlessly interrupted. If that’s happening to you, it is inevitable that your priorities will be sacrificed. Here are five tips that will give you back precious time and retain peace of mind
Employee turnover is costly and disruptive. If you are tasked with reducing employee turnover, I have a question for you: How much of your turnover can be attributed to time management problems? That is, when people leave voluntarily, how many of them would say, I just can’t accomplish things here. I have too much to