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Summer Fun Out of the Office = Focused Attention in the Office

summer funDo you want to get more focused in the summer?

Is your family outside playing and your friends are having fabulous summer fun while you’re stuck in the office?

Here’s a tip. If you really want to increase your productivity in the summer, consider booking in time — just for …

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Posted in Attention Pays, Personal Productivity, Productivity for Professionals by Neen James.
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Intentional Attention: Tips for Today’s Leaders

intentional attentionAs leaders, it’s important to not just listen to the words people say, but to really pay attention to the intent behind them as well. When we do, we can get a more in-depth perception of what our team members are really trying to communicate.

 

People, your team members, …

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Summer Slowdown: 12 Ways to Pay Attention this Season

summer slowdownWhy is it every year many of us experience a summer slowdown? Business slows down, networks stop meeting, work attendance decreases, business development activities grind to a halt and yet… we still have budgets, goals and targets to achieve?  How do you handle the ‘unproductive’ attitude summer brings for you …

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3 Ways to Get Attention by Giving Attention First

give attention get attentionLearning to get attention or increasing your level of success is a focus for a lot of people. I believe, however, that to get attention, it’s really important to first GIVE attention. When you do, your results can be so much more amazing.

So, let’s look at a couple of …

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Presenters Learn from Peloton Instructors: Pay Attention

Peloton instructorsIt’s no secret I am obsessed with my Peloton. If you don’t believe me, read this blog I wrote a little while ago.

 

This workout is beyond the stationary bike. It’s a community of people with 26K+ people in the Facebook group, and loyal fans that trek across the …

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Delete Email for Productive Communication – Use Brilliant Tech Tools Instead

delete emailDid you know U.S. companies lose $588 billion each year due to distracted multitasking? What if your company could delete email and other archaic applications? Imagine the time you could save in productive work hours.

Companies struggle to maximize productivity while meeting the demands of the workforce. They want to …

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Close the Deal with Same Side Selling Strategies by Ian Altman

same side selling strategies

Are you tired of playing games with your customers?

Does it sometimes seem like you and your client are working against each other?

Is it time to develop selling strategies that break through sales barriers?

As a coach and keynote speaker, I’m always on the lookout for ways my clients …

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Mental Health: Workplace Strategies for Leaders to Pay Attention

mental healthIt stands to reason that the healthier we are, both physically and mentally, the better prepared we are to face the challenges and opportunities of the day – and the more productive we can be. I recently had an amazing conversation with a client about ways that we could improve …

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Creating Contextual Models – Help Your Audience to Pay Attention

Creating Contextual ModelsI recently had the privilege be interviewed by Michael Port on his podcast, Steal the Show, where we discussed creating contextual models and the ah-mazing impact it has to drive home your message to your audience and listeners.  Please, be my guest and read along as I share the …

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Pay Attention to Build Trust and Transparency Among Leaders

build trust among leadersIncredible leaders understand developing and keeping work relationships requires one to build trust and transparency for an increase in productivity, engagement and accountability. That’s why I wanted to look at five essential strategies that can nurture that trust, and develop a stronger connection amongst team members which is a win …

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