Time Management

2 Tips to Keep Your To-Do List from Overwhelming You

Apr 29, 2014

One of the benefits of working with an experienced consultant and facilitator like Gary Gzik (besides his endlessly exuberant personality and the fact that he signs off all his emails with “Enthusiastically”) is the fact that he always has useful tips and tricks.

His method for managing time is one I’ve always liked. We’re all busy and I know I can spend an entire morning doing things and then look at my to-do list and realize I’ve accomplished nothing on it because I got distracted by non-essential tasks.

4 Ways to Stay Focused During the Holidays

Dec 9, 2010

No matter what you celebrate this time of year, for the vast majority of people, it is a hectic time. While at work you’re thinking of what you need to get done after work, at the end of the day you’re rushing out of the office leaving loose ends to take care of themselves and each morning your personal to-do list seems to outweigh your work one. In order to avoid the inevitable rush that occurs at work when January roles in, here are four tips on staying focused when work seems to be the last thing on your mind:

What NOT To Do In Your Next Meeting

May 12, 2010

You’re in the middle of a meeting, a so-called necessary evil, and while you would rather be doing other things you are trying to listen and be attentive as Susie goes on and on about her issues with IT even though the meeting is about increasing sales.

You’re having trouble giving her your full attention though because Jake, the new guy, didn’t turn off his BlackBerry and it won’t stop its incessant buzzing. Yes, we understand it’s on vibrate, but that doesn’t stop it from doing a dance across the table.

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