16 12, 2016

Dare to take your own year’s-end inventory

Before you start choosing goals for the new year, it’s important to step back and take a look at the year that's finishing—take a personal inventory, add it all up, and see how you did. After all, businesses take inventories regularly to recalibrate, confirm, and set themselves up for a successful future—so should people. What were [...]

18 08, 2016

Do you have karkorrhaphiophbia?

Karkorrhaphiophbia is the fear of failure—and who doesn’t have a little of that, am I right? Interestingly enough, the major symptom of karkorrhaphiophbia isn’t actual failure—it’s paralysis. You don’t do anything because you’re afraid you might fail at it. Two gifts Over the years, life will offer you many gifts. Two of the more valuable [...]

29 06, 2016

How does your team answer these five questions?

At your next team meeting, ask these five important questions: Can we speak up and take risks without feeling insecure or embarrassed? Can we count on each other to do high-quality work on time? Are goals, roles, and execution plans on our time clear? Are we working on something that is personally important for each [...]

24 06, 2016

60 seconds with Sage Agbonkhese…

Why did you choose to become a productivity expert? I chose to be a productivity expert because analyzing my decisions is a natural part of who I am. So, that when I train every day, I can react to life situations in the moment with precision. I want to share that technique with others like [...]

13 06, 2016

60 seconds with Bill Walsh…

Why did you choose to become a productivity expert? I became highly productive once I realized I had to focus on only doing things that I was absolutely the best at. It became very clear to me that if I continued to do busy work I would never have the time to complete my most [...]

8 06, 2016

How do you get the most from your training program?

It was a great training session! Packed with important information about the new program at work. The trainer was an expert and kept the group focused and, on occasion, laughing. Everyone was anxious to get to work. Except… over the next few days it was harder and harder to figure out how to implement the [...]

25 05, 2016

60 seconds with Tamara Bunte…

Why did you choose to become a productivity expert? I’ve always been fascinated by why some people achieve extraordinary levels of success and yet others struggle. I wanted to know what separates success from mediocrity, abundance from scarcity, and happiness from depression. What was it that made some people rise above challenges and others hide [...]

24 05, 2016

Do something extraordinary! The three ingredients of excellence

Excellence is never an accident. It’s always the result of the commitment to intelligent practice and effort—even during the mundane, and professional, subjective coaching. And, surprisingly, excellence is possible for any of us to achieve with deliberate practice, patience at mastering small details, and working with a professional, subjective coach. Olympic-caliber excellence In less than [...]