How to Manage Distractions

How to Manage Distractions

Are you supposed to be doing something else right now?  But someone or something has interrupted you?  Managing distractions can be a huge challenge when working at home with children, pets or other home related activities going on.  Sometimes we are distracted by...
Following Through with Your Intentions

Following Through with Your Intentions

Why don’t we follow through on the things that we “should” do?In Following Through: A Revolutionary New Model for Finishing Whatever You Start by Steve Levinson and Pete Greider, the authors propose that we have two guidance systems:  the Primitive...
Myth of Multitasking

Myth of Multitasking

The pace of work just keeps getting faster and faster. Employees are often being asked to do more work with fewer resources. Often they are handling not only their current workload, but also the workload of employees that have left but have not yet been replaced. The...
Changing Behavior

Changing Behavior

When I talk about getting organized I always let the audience members know that becoming organized is about changing habits and behavior, not just changing your environment. During the question and answer session of a recent speaking event I was asked how one might go...