Defend Against Distractions and Overcome Your Email Obsessions

email obsessionAccording to McKinsey, 28% of a person’s workday is spent checking email. That’s over one-quarter of your entire business day! It’s a wonder any of us get anything done.

 

Other studies show 26% of employees admit email is their number one distraction. Implement these strategies to defend against email …

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Next: Thoughts About Tomorrow You Can Talk About Today

As a leader, I have the next book for you to read. The book is actually called Next. I know. It’s written by one of my most favorite thought leaders in the world, and his name is Matt Church. Get your hands on a copy of this book called …

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Professional Workplace Environment Awareness

messy office clutter work environment, stress, overwhelm, workplaceAre you paying attention to your workplace environment? As a busy leader, your professional attention and commitment is to ensure the workplace environment creates productivity and team effectiveness.

 

Look around your office right now. Is there clutter everywhere? Does it seem a little crazy or chaotic? Are important files …

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Create Summer Strategies to Pay Attention to Business

summer strategiesDoes your business slowdown in the summer? If so, summer strategies can create ways to pay attention to your team and your business during slower months. The summer is a wonderful time to take business outside, to meet clients outside when possible. This is a great way to mix up …

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Peloton: The Poster Child of Intentional Customer Attention

peloton exceptional customer experience and attentionCreate an Exceptional Customer Experience with Intentional Attention

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’m obsessed with Peloton. What’s a Peloton, you ask? It’s basically a bike that goes nowhere. It is also a case study in my book, Attention Pays.

 

John Foley, the CEO, …

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Neen James Share Attention Pays Strategies with Virtuoso Travel

ProfessionalsWe are facing an attention deficit crisis within our businesses today. Professionals are feeling overtired, overwhelmed and overstressed. Everyone is trying to accomplish a productive day of work while facing a barrage of never-ending interruptions and distractions.

 

Here are some tips for boosting your productivity by leveraging your focus. …

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Pay Attention to Peer Departments

support peer departments What are you doing to pay attention to other departments? That’s right. In today’s organizations, we have so many different business models, we have matrix organizations. Whereas a leader you might have virtual relationships with you, that don’t have a direct line to you but maybe they have responsibilities that …

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Book Review: Pay Attention to ‘A Friend of a Friend’ by David Burkus

friend of a friend david burkusI have always believed attention is about connection.

 

Networking is connecting.

 

David has shared powerful advice in a more meaningful and intentional way and I love how he backs up his social science with practical, implementable strategies to leverage our networks.

 

His differences between weak, dormant and

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Pay Attention to Support Staff

employees talent behind the scenes employees support staffGiving Behind-the-Scenes Staff the Attention they Deserve.

 

What’s your commitment to your staff? Are you giving your support staff of employees who are behind the scenes as much attention and recognition they deserve? I’d like to give you five ways that you can pay even better attention to your …

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Put Your Phone Down – WARNING: Attention Fireworks Rant Ahead

fireworks rantIf you know anything about me, you will know my most favorite thing in the world, besides my honey, is fireworks. I mean I love them, I’m totally captivated by them.

 

And what you may also know about me is as an Australian, the only night that I get …

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