Tag Archive: Time Management

The Most Important Thing You Manage isn’t Projects or People

Someone or something is controlling your attention. Often it’s not you. Maybe it’s an email alert or a buzzing cell phone. Distracted leaders live inconsequential lives. The most important thing you manage is your… Continue reading

Who’s Got the Monkey

Full disclosure: This post is an excuse to show our youngest granddaughter with the screaming monkey. Audiences love “Who’s got the monkey” stories. The idea is based on a 1974 HBR article by… Continue reading

5 Guaranteed Ways to Pour Slop Out of Your Bucket

Overbooked, overwhelmed, and over-committed … You have slop in your bucket. Life grows meaningless as time passes, unless you pour out the slop. 5 guaranteed ways to pour slop out of your bucket: #1.… Continue reading

Finding Sanity in an Insanely Busy World

Low impact leaders live frantic, unfocused lives. At the end of the day, they wonder what they accomplished. Busyness isn’t effectiveness. The more frantic you are the less powerful your impact. Three C’s for… Continue reading

29 Ways to Energize Tired Dogs

Managing energy is more important than managing time. It doesn’t matter how much time you have if your energy tank is empty. Put more in than you take out or you’ll end up… Continue reading

The Top 7 Ways to End Frustrating Wait-Time

Image source by Adryana Nicoleta Life goes down the drain while you wait. Airports, repair shops, grocery lines, and doctor’s offices ruthlessly steal time. Time is life. Wasted time is wasted life. Waiting:… Continue reading