The Attention Deficit Workplace – The Answer Starts with YOU!

Do you believe your workplace has an attention deficit problem? Do you believe YOU have an attention deficit problem?

 

Fact is, you are a role model … to someone. The expression “tone at the top” is true. The example leaders demonstrate is often believed to be a requirement employees …

Continue reading →

Transform Your Meetings with 10 Productivity Hacks: Guest Blog on MeetingsNet

 

I’m obsessed with attention and teaching others to utilize their focus to create more significant, productive moments in life. When I came across this article and infographic on meetingsnet.com about using productivity hacks to maximize the output of meetings, I just knew I had to share. Hope you enjoy …

Continue reading →

5 Ways to Become a Chief EXECUTION Officer

Chief Execution OfficerWe are in an exciting time of disruptive change. Now more than ever before, human resource professionals lead the way with a need for exceptional service within organizations and fulfilling important roles that benefit everyone. As HR leaders, we know we don’t have time to do everything, we only time …

Continue reading →

How to Get Focused After a Long Meeting (Guest Blog: by Cameron Conaway)

A long meeting well executed can be tremendously useful, but it can also drain your focus reserves. Here’s how to reclaim your focus and finish the day strong.

long meetingWe’ve all felt our focus slip during a meeting. It happens for a variety of reasons, ranging from our feeling that the …

Continue reading →

Finish Strong! The IMPORTANCE of Paying Attention to Yourself!

finish strong year goalsDid you blink?  If you’re like most of us, it may feel that way.  How it got to be the fourth quarter with the bulk of the year behind us already (again) is mind boggling – right?  And your planning for next year’s events is in full swing! Remember all …

Continue reading →

10 Ways to Create Attentive Meetings

Meeting Productivity agenda scheduleEver sat in a meeting checking your email?

Ever attended a meeting and wondered why you were there?

Ever been frustrated by a badly run meeting at your company?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone!

 

When did it become OK to be …

Continue reading →

How to Stay Relevant and Current in Changing Times

Stay Relevant modelIt seems one of the biggest challenges for leaders today is how to remain current and relevant in such changing times.

More than 3,000 books are published daily (and I am not talking electronic books), and there are more text messages sent and received on a daily basis than there …

Continue reading →

Be Ah-Mazing: 5 Ways to Overcome Nerves When Presenting

Do you get nervous before a presentation?37

 

The majority of my work is as an opening keynote speaker on productivity and performance for leaders at corporations and associations and I love it!

 

Whether you are doing the best man speech, an update at the company meeting or delivering …

Continue reading →

How to Set Agendas at Meetings

shutterstock_153584339Often when I work with leadership and sales teams on a new client pitch or product launch (or how to be more productive) they ask if there is a secret to a successful meetings. Yep! Set an agenda for a fabulously productive meeting!

So often people run the presentation with

Continue reading →

The Essential Tipping Chart

I first saw this published in April 2015 Real Simple Magazine and was so impressed with how easy it was to apply (as an Aussie in the US still learning the tipping rules 10 years later… crazy I know). When in doubt, tip. That’s my motto.

A Comprehensive guide to …

Continue reading →