5 Steps To Reclaim Your Momentum After The Holidays

So here you are. January…whatever, 2013. The holidays are over, but you still can’t quite get into your normal routine. You can’t seem to get started – and if you do get started, you find it difficult to maintain any momentum. It’s frustrating – and it can make you feel like you’re being lazy or […]

Are You Someone Who Can or Someone Who Will?

Four very long days, tens of hours hunting down candidates, hundreds of phone calls, a half dozen interviews, and one excellent hire. That was my week. After all my years of recruiting, I have become very good at identifying people who can do the job. I can assess skills, aptitude, professionalism, communication skills, outward attitude, […]

The Care And Feeding of A Brain Trust

I’m going to tell you how to get past that problem you’re having. Or maybe the one you’re about to have. No matter how expert you are at what you do, you will occasionally run into a roadblock that stops you cold, causes you to get that ‘deer in the headlights’ look on your face, […]

Boost Your Productivity By Eliminating This One Thing

  When we get motivated to attack and crush a goal, we tend to unknowingly make the process more complex than it needs to be. We create noise that keeps us from moving forward. I’m not sure what it is about the human condition that attracts us to noise instead of action, but we seem […]

How To Boost Other’s Productivity In Seconds

No matter who you are, you are looked up to by at least one person. Possibly many people. It could be your child, your friend, your co-worker, or maybe even your boss. Why not make a conscious, concerted effort to make their day? Not only does it make them feel good, but it can help […]

5 Steps To Eating A Frog

As we progress in our professional lives and as we age (not that I’d know about that), we quickly come to realize that one of the most valuable resources in our lives is time. It’s something we need to make the most of while we still have it. When you get really busy, winging it is no longer effective. Here are some time management tips that help me make sure I’m getting all the important tasks done.

When To Walk Away from It All

  A lot of us are busy. 12 hour work days and 6 or 7 day work weeks aren’t really that uncommon anymore. That’s why one of my pet peeves is people who bitch excessively about being soooo busy. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind someone saying, “Man! Things have been busy at the […]

The 8 Qualities of People Who Crush Their Goals

If you have ever fallen short of a goal that was important to you, I know how you feel. You feel like you made your best effort, but you still fell on your face. It’s frustrating, confusing, and a blow to your ego. I get it. The problem is that it’s very easy to get […]