1 10, 2020

September 2020 | Product Enhancements and Release Notes

2020-10-01T14:02:05+00:00

New account onboarding flow PlanPlus Online introduces an enhanced onboarding flow for new accounts. The new flow guides the user through a few simple steps in order to customize the planner just for them. Verify your time zone. We’d hate to have you in the right place, but unfortunately, [...]

September 2020 | Product Enhancements and Release Notes2020-10-01T14:02:05+00:00
13 05, 2020

Clarity gives you power and precedes success

2020-05-13T10:19:27+00:00

Whatever you’re trying to accomplish in life, clarity is paramount. Vague is the enemy of productivity. Ambiguous is the enemy of achievement. Lack of clarity is the enemy of success. What’s the difference between these two desires? “I want to lose weight…” “I want to decrease my weight from 190 lbs. to 170 lbs. by [...]

Clarity gives you power and precedes success2020-05-13T10:19:27+00:00
27 04, 2020

Time to start time boxing—and don’t stop until you’re a time champ!

2020-04-27T12:53:59+00:00

Time boxing is a lot like shadowboxing. You know—shadowboxing: from TV and movies where a fighter is sparring with an imaginary opponent as a form of training. (Usually accompanied with upbeat triumphant-like music.) Time boxing is where you’re sparring with the clock—trying to complete a task against a drop-dead deadline—and you better win. I hated [...]

Time to start time boxing—and don’t stop until you’re a time champ!2020-04-27T12:53:59+00:00
22 04, 2020

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you

2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00

Leadership IS example. You don't lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. Consider yourself on display. Realize that—for better or worse—you ARE a role model for your team members. Your attitude and actions serve as a constant point of reference for coworkers struggling to make [...]

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00
21 04, 2020

Don’t drown in the seductive pull of self-pity

2020-04-21T09:59:07+00:00

The current situation we’re in has genuine heroes and genuine victims—and millions of us are somewhere in between. The truth is, everyone is stressed. This stress creates its own whirlpool which drags the passive down to the depths. In fact, stress ratchets up fastest if you surrender and decide you’re helpless. Just convince yourself there’s [...]

Don’t drown in the seductive pull of self-pity2020-04-21T09:59:07+00:00
17 04, 2020

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks

2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00

Psychological paychecks have always been important, but never more important than now. Their cost is next to nothing, yet the value is inestimable. Right now, you may not be in a position to give your team members more in terms of tangible rewards. Increases in pay or benefits may not be possible. But there’s no [...]

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00
16 04, 2020

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?

2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00

Leading a remote team is challenging. Leading a remote team during a pandemic might be close to impossible. So, what can you rightfully ask of employees during times like these? Not blind loyalty. Right now, you need something different than just allegiance from employees. Loyalty can get lazy—or be misdirected. During changing and unstable times [...]

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00
15 04, 2020

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond

2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00

Finding your way forward We’re all a little shell shocked. Our ears are still ringing and eyes still blurry from the explosion of COVID-19 across the globe. We’ve now had a few weeks to absorb the blow, and it’s time to realize that we are standing at a crucial intersection and it’s essential that we [...]

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00
14 04, 2020

How to Keep Your Business Finances in Order During COVID-19

2020-04-16T10:18:26+00:00

If you are a business owner, you likely have experienced some of the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the world. COVID-19 has negatively impacted the economy, sending it into one of the worst recessions ever. Most business owners were not ready to handle the dramatic impacts that the coronavirus has had on [...]

How to Keep Your Business Finances in Order During COVID-192020-04-16T10:18:26+00:00
7 04, 2020

Weekly planning: the key to gaining staggering long-term results

2020-05-27T08:13:41+00:00

Here’s how to gain some control over your days by gaining some perspective and making weekly planning a habit. The truth is, weekly planning seems difficult right now—especially since we’re taking life a day at a time at the moment. Just staying in the moment and going with the flow takes all of our energy [...]

Weekly planning: the key to gaining staggering long-term results2020-05-27T08:13:41+00:00
31 03, 2020

Where are you on the journey through the 4 stages of change?

2020-03-31T09:23:08+00:00

Generally speaking, when we change, we experience 4 stages of change. We pass through four phases that are distinct and recognizable. The phases are the Denial Stage, the Resistance Stage, the Exploration Stage, and finally, the Commitment Stage. Let’s discover where you are on your path through. The surest way to lose your footing is [...]

Where are you on the journey through the 4 stages of change?2020-03-31T09:23:08+00:00
17 03, 2020

To our community: A letter of encouragement from CEO Keith Norris

2020-03-17T13:06:39+00:00

To Our Community: The Coronavirus is rapidly changing the way all of us live and do business. While we do not expect any direct impact in our ability to serve our customers, our primary concern is about helping our customers and their businesses weather the economic impact that may be coming. We have created a [...]

To our community: A letter of encouragement from CEO Keith Norris2020-03-17T13:06:39+00:00