Category Archive: Time management

The Dairy Farmer’s Path to Success

I grew up milking cows in Central Maine. It was a great life for a kid, but I prefer getting my milk in the dairy section today. The dairy farmer’s path to success:… Continue reading

Christmas, Deadlines, and Procrastination

Christmas is a deadline that can’t be postponed. 4 benefits of deadlines: Focus. Urgency. Decisiveness. Action. Deadlines don’t work when goals don’t capture hearts and minds. December 25 is just another day if… Continue reading

How to Stop Wasting Time and Maximize Peak Performance

You wouldn’t intentionally choose a stupid way to work. Everyone has a time of day when they are most efficient and effective – a peak performance time. If you expect the best from… Continue reading

Results-Only Leaders Have Empty-Tank Teams

Managing energy is more important than managing time. It doesn’t matter how much time you have if your energy-tank is empty. Results-only leaders have empty-tank teams. 4 unbreakable rules of energy: #1. Four… Continue reading

7 Ways to Overcome Distraction and Do What Matters

47% of the time you aren’t focused on what you’re doing.* You give yourself to trivialities when distraction governs your day. 7 ways to overcome distraction: #1. Establish “no respond” hours in your… Continue reading

3 Shifts that Bring Stability to Chaos

Environments created by out-of-touch leaders are filled with frustration, distrust, and defeat. Disconnected decision-makers create distress. Deeper concerns: New systems and processes help, but the deeper concern of organizational distress is leadership. What… Continue reading