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We now have an even better understanding as to the importance of creativity on the performance, sustainability, and bottom line of organizations. It turns out there is a substantial creative dividend, and it is yours for the taking!
I’m always intrigued when the play-by-play announcer states that an athlete has just achieved a “personal best.” What a great feeling to know that all of the training and practice has finally paid off. But you can use the same techniques athletes use to achieve your own “personal best.”
The term “Employee Engagement” has been tossed about so much that many people have become completely desensitized to it. But the recent leadership drama at Market Basket grocery stores underscores its power and meaning in a very real way.
The 3 Most Important Traits of High-Performing Teams? Communications, communications, and communications. New research shows that communication habits are the most important factor that distinguishes high performing teams from ones that are not.
Maximizing these three very important attributes will allow you to accomplish just about anything you set your mind to. It turns out they are inextricably linked together! What creativity, productivity, and sustainability all have in common is that rhythm and balance...
One of the simplest and most effective ways you can become more productive and more successful at reaching your goals is to partner or collaborate with someone. Partnerships can take many different forms, but whatever form they take, the benefits can be well worth it.
For those of you who don’t remember, speed-reading courses were all the rage in the 70’s. It appears they are back, but with a new “iterative” approach that makes much more sense. I can see benefit from it already.
There is a mountain (or two) of advice out there on how you can most effectively reach your goals. Unfortunately, much of it will make it less likely that you will be successful. Here are 5 tips that have been proven to improve your odds.
When it comes to self-improvement and performance improvement, this is an easy one; a no-brainer. No program to follow, no new equipment to buy, no new techniques to learn. Aside from sleeping, eating, and breathing, there is no other activity that can benefit your mind and body more than taking a short walk.
Many factors figure into success – vision, belief, planning, habits, willpower, etc – but there is one key factor that trumps them all: persistence. Improving your ability to persist when the going gets rough can make all the difference.
I’ve been thinking about it for a while, but I finally took the plunge and created a standing desk workspace for myself. I’m just wrapping up the first month and the differences are pretty dramatic. There is no going back.
As you begin to get into shape for the active summer season, one of the most important things you can do is spend some time training your breath. There is nothing that will improve your physical and athletic performance (as well as health and healing) more than improving your breathing.