Tag Archive: Priorities

How to Limit Distraction and Feel in Control of Your Day

Everyone has priorities. For ineffective managers, it’s the next email, text, phone call, or person who walks through the door. Meaningful work requires a closed door. The person who always responds immediately to… Continue reading

How Distraction-Addicts Find Focus

If I’m not distracted, I’m looking for the next distraction. I’m addicted to distraction. It makes me feel important.  Distraction doesn’t make you important it makes you shallow. Meaningful leadership means letting go… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: I can’t focus

Lack of focus means you’re out of control. Distraction drains energy and dilutes potential.   Unfocused leaders: Struggle to trust others. Don’t have hobbies. Say yes too much. Eat poorly. Forget what they’re all… Continue reading

What Matters Now

A million small things call you away from what matters now. We sell ourselves to the “devil of busyness” because it’s easier than doing what matters now.  Busyness is an excuse to avoid… Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About Time Management

Everything you need to know about time management is captured in three words. Eliminate – stop unnecessary or low priority tasks. Prioritize. Delegate – put stuff on someone else’s plate. Accelerate – improve… Continue reading

How to Get Projects Back on Track Fast

People are the main reason projects fail. Getting projects back on track is first about people, then about circumstances. 5 people-reasons projects fail: Confusion regarding purpose. Why is this project important? Lack of… Continue reading