What to Do First When Everything Is Changing (Podcast)

The only constant in work today is that everything is going to change – usually significantly and usually in a way that will have a trickle down effect on just about everything else that we do. So how do you manage so much change without burning out?  The only way that I’ve found is to … Continue reading What to Do First When Everything Is Changing (Podcast)

What to Do When Someone Else’s Disorganization Creates Your Chaos

I’m a planner; it’s the only way that I can accomplish all my goals without burning out or going a little crazy.  So what do you do when an authority figure gives you wrong information – but then YOU have to change your entire schedule in order to deal with the resulting chaos?  It changes … Continue reading What to Do When Someone Else’s Disorganization Creates Your Chaos

Meetings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

OK, I admit it -- I hate attending most meetings. Why?  Because in over 30 years of meetings, I’ve found that there is rarely a set agenda, attendees tend to come minimally prepared and there doesn’t seem to be a defined reason or objective to hold the meeting in the first place.  And most people … Continue reading Meetings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

It’s What You Do — Not What You Talk About — That Reflects Your Priorities

So much to do…but so little time!  Yet isn’t it amazing that we can always find the time to do something we want to do at that moment – yet we can’t seem to make a dent in our endless “to do” (or what I like to call “should’s”) lists? I used to think that it … Continue reading It’s What You Do — Not What You Talk About — That Reflects Your Priorities