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“Hold that thought for just a moment.”
“Let me grab this call.”
“Now, where were we?”
How often have you uttered these phrases in conversations that were interrupted by a phone call, text message, or someone just popping into your office? How often have you been in …
Do you remember growing up, parents wouldn’t tolerate interruptions, often saying: “Don’t interrupt when grownups are talking?”
Ever had your parents say “Pay attention to what you are doing?”
Now we ARE the grownups and somehow, we’ve forgotten those very basic rules of engagement.
We cannot …
Are you tired of always feeling too busy, overwhelmed and overly accessible?
Do you wish you could say “no” to distractions, turn off the gadgets and be in control of who and what gets your attention?
Are you ready to commit to spending your valued time paying attention …
Have you ever been so excited to buy something new you fail to consider how it might impact you in the long run? Let’s face it; rarely do we ever consider the long term consequences of our purchases and impulsive needs, especially when it comes to technology – like the …
We are a distracted society. People are distracted staring at their phones – walking down the street, through airports, at restaurants and coffee shops, networking events and family gatherings. We have become so distracted, we are losing the ability to connect with each other and our surroundings.
We’re told from a very young age to pay attention. From our parents. Teachers. Then bosses and gurus. But I don’t think it means what we think it means. At least I don’t after a very smart lesson from my young friend Donovan.
I was sitting in the kitchen …
On Air with Ella is an ah-mazing podcast full of ideas to maximize joy in life by paying attention to what matters most. An inspiration for fitness, happiness and well-being, Ella interviews many professionals and uncovers the secret to success in business and life. Listen in to our interview
Some of the smartest and most successful people I know understand in order to have the ability to work at peak performance levels requires incredible energy and stamina. To have that consistently, one has to schedule recovery time. It’s as important to your bottom line as landing that big client …
Every year, the Society of Human Resource Management SHRM annual conference is held so that HR professionals from around the world can gather and learn from industry experts, and share their experiences. Paycom attended the 2017 SHRM annual conference in New Orleans to meet with industry thought leaders, SHRM volunteers …
“Welcome to B Cellars,” she said with a huge smile.
It was one of those insanely hot days in Napa, in the middle of summer, and we were greeted with her kindness and a cold drink and informed our guide Pete would be with us shortly.