How many times have you walked into a meeting without really having any idea what the meeting was about, what you were supposed to prepare, or what would be expected of you in the meeting? Yep, same here. A meeting agenda is one of the most critical components of a meeting, … [Read more...] about The one thing that can make or break your meeting
Which would you rather have? A three-inch binder with every single thing you could possibly need to know in detailed spreadsheets, flow charts and documentation? Or a one-page cheatsheet that gives you critical information to get done exactly what you need to do? I don’t know … [Read more...] about The most important business tool you need
Checklists have the ability to revolutionize our productivity level and the way we get things done. Let’s consider the reasons to use a checklist in the first place. The intent of any checklist, process or system, is to make your work and life easier, not to be burdensome or … [Read more...] about Why it is important to use a checklist
“You really should be considering asssistant-level positions,” the recruiter stated. “Excuse me? Why? I was a manager for over 5 years,” I responded cried. “Well, you’ve been out of the workforce so long that you’ll likely need to take a step down to get back in the game,” … [Read more...] about The mom penalty: Are you part of the problem?
Spouse, parent, employee, business owner, entrepreneur, friend, volunteer. How many roles do you play? And how much information comes along with each of those roles? Alerts, news articles, checklists, emails, junk mail, bills, phone calls, text messages, meeting invites, … [Read more...] about How to defeat information overload and reduce stress