Procrastination may feel like the human condition, but it doesn’t have to. To get out of your own way and increase your productivity, try these three tactics:
When starting a new business, there’s a strong temptation to make decisions for the short term. But you need to anticipate the long-term challenges. There are three things it’s critical to get right:
If you’re wondering what the biggest productivity-killer is in your small business, consider getting rid of the water cooler.
A new job is stressful. You’re not sure what’s expected of you or how to prove yourself. Here are three things you can do to increase your chances of success:
Big projects with far-off (or non-existent) deadlines can often be the most nerve-racking: You might put them off until the last minute, or let them sit on your to-do list mentally torturing you for months. Here’s how to keep moving forward:
If you’re like a lot of employers these days, you’d rather leave a job vacant than hire the wrong person for the job. So if you’ve gone to the trouble to hire the right people, the last thing you want is to lose them.
When faced with a big challenge, it’s tempting to anticipate the obstacles that might get in the way, and use them as an excuse not to move forward. But this type of self-handicapping will prevent you from reaching your potential. Here’s how to stop it:
Do good parenting and leadership have much in common? A new book by an organizational and clinical psychologist makes that argument.
You need to understand people on a somewhat personal level to develop a presentation that resonates with them. But how? Start by asking yourself these questions, and use your answers to tailor your speech:
Getting ahead isn’t about kissing up to the boss. It’s about proving that you’re valuable. Here are three ways you can boost what you bring to your organization:
Not all entrepreneurs need a business plan. Most start-ups succeed because the founder had an authentic vision and clarity of purpose, not a well-written document.