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The Subtle Art of Delegation and Prioritization

The weight of the workload can often feel overwhelming. However, as a manager, there's much to recommend delegation and prioritization. You have a team and it's important to their career growth (and yours) to pass tasks along. It's a winning…
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Your Guide to Motivating Lazy Employees

Managing hardworking and dedicated employees is relatively easy, but the opposite end of the spectrum may be difficult and taxing. Let’s face it; everyone has to deal with lazy employees (well, at some point in their careers). Lazy employees…

9 Ways to Master an Ideal Workload Balance

Do you have the ideal workload balance? Few of us do which speaks to a general yet overwhelming trend for many employees: too much work, not enough balance. A recent study by Deloitte found that 78% of American workers feel burned out at…
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Agenda Item Planning for Maximum Efficiency

A meeting without proper agenda item planning is a breeding ground room for disorganized and unstructured discussion and off-topic conversation. Unplanned meeting agendas mean that attendees are unprepared and confused about what the meeting…
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Time Mapping: An Innovative Approach to Time Management

Time mapping is a time management technique that allows visualizing where your time goes. It’s like an alternate version of a traditional task list, helping you see how much time you spend on tasks and how long they take. Time mapping can…
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Leverage Management for Excellent Productivity

Archimedes, the Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer and inventor from the ancient city of Syracuse once said, "Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand, I move the earth." Imagine you’re lifting a ball weighing 20 000 kilograms.…

How to Overcome Chronic Disorganization

We all experience periods of chaos during our lives, such as  when we are unwell or a member of our family is in turmoil. Then there are moments of work stress, demanding projects and hectic deadlines but these instances usually work themselves…
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Get More Done in Less Time with Time Chunking

Always busy, always on, too many meetings? We have just the method you need to speed up everything. Time chunking is a technique which enables you to get more done in less time by "chunking" or breaking demanding tasks down into small, doable…

Achieve Efficiency with Agile Goal-Setting

Traditional planning in organizations typically follow a similar pattern. Goals are defined through strategic thinking with a fixed performance review. Yet, this isn't always effective. Traditional planning allows companies to review their plans…

How to Deal With Priority Conflicts

Do you remember those old ball cages on the playgrounds of fast food restaurants? You would dive into a pool of deep plastic balls and float helplessly about until only your arms and legs were visible. Navigating unexpected challenges and sorting…