10 06, 2019

What will you do with your free two weeks?

2019-06-10T09:37:53+00:00

Your PlanPlus Online account includes two free weeks! 14 days… 336 hours… that’s how much time you have with your free two-weeks’ trial of PlanPlus Online. Here are some suggestions as to how you can use your time: Subdue and conquer your task list! Record all of your tasks—no more sticky notes or trying [...]

What will you do with your free two weeks?2019-06-10T09:37:53+00:00
16 04, 2019

Yes or no?

2019-04-16T10:13:48+00:00

As human beings we tend to complicate most things, but life is really pretty simple. Take a moment to think about the answers to the following questions: We have tens of thousands of words in the English language. How many letters make up the alphabet? The ‘Human Genome’ is the genetic code—the entire list of [...]

Yes or no?2019-04-16T10:13:48+00:00
11 04, 2019

The principles you know determine what you get

2019-04-11T08:29:11+00:00

There are only a few ways to get it right In May of 1904, Harrington Emerson was tasked with improving the Santa Fe railway system. At the time, competition was stiff, costs were rising, and so was demand for freight and passenger transportation. Emerson created a management movement called “Betterment Work,” which, today, would be [...]

The principles you know determine what you get2019-04-11T08:29:11+00:00
3 04, 2019

The first quarter of the year is over, now what?

2019-04-03T08:49:53+00:00

It’s past April Fool’s day—which means that you’ve made it through the first quarter of the year. It’s a great time to stake stock of goals and plans to see what kind of progress you’ve made so far, and to tweak and adjust as necessary. Life is an adventure, and like any great story, it [...]

The first quarter of the year is over, now what?2019-04-03T08:49:53+00:00
28 03, 2019

Being Proactive is Key to Self-Leadership

2019-03-28T09:23:46+00:00

You choose how you approach life. By choosing to be proactive, you will significantly impact the life you will have. If you’re proactive, you focus on preparing. If you’re reactive, you end up focusing on repairing. Most of us have high hopes of accomplishing something important in life, perhaps creating some sort of legacy or [...]

Being Proactive is Key to Self-Leadership2019-03-28T09:23:46+00:00
26 03, 2019

How to do you do what you don’t want to do

2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00

Look, we’re on your side with this one: life is filled with so many things that you just flat out don’t want to do. Maybe it’s because they’re unpleasant, maybe you’re just mentally exhausted and stressed, or maybe it’s just that your bed is feeling super comfortable right now! Unfortunately, to get anything done in [...]

How to do you do what you don’t want to do2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00
19 03, 2019

Leader vs Manager: Set out to make a difference with your team

2019-04-17T18:52:41+00:00

It’s never about the role—it’s always about the goal Leadership is the difference between success and failure—both personal and professional. However, it’s not about having a title or designation such as leader vs manager. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration. The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. Be [...]

Leader vs Manager: Set out to make a difference with your team2019-04-17T18:52:41+00:00
15 03, 2019

Trust: the defining factor of team success

2019-03-18T10:05:33+00:00

A team isn’t a group of people who work together, it’s a group of people who trust each other. Have you ever managed people who didn't trust one another? If you have, then you'll know how challenging and draining that can be. A team without trust isn't really a team: it's just a group of [...]

Trust: the defining factor of team success2019-03-18T10:05:33+00:00
13 03, 2019

All life is problem solving

2019-03-13T11:54:44+00:00

Problems are nothing but wake-up calls for creativity Welcome to the world of problems. This is where we all live. We all have some sort of problem to think through every day of our lives. Unfortunately, few of us have an effective system to solve problems. For example, are you still trying to solve the [...]

All life is problem solving2019-03-13T11:54:44+00:00
7 03, 2019

The Rule of 3: A simple system to change how you work

2019-03-07T10:42:13+00:00

For a successful day tomorrow, start tonight! ​Set a very clear intention of how your day will go the next morning. That way, when you wake up, you already know where to start! Visualizing this intention and writing it down into your PlanPlus Online task list and calendar can make it happen more automatically in the [...]

The Rule of 3: A simple system to change how you work2019-03-07T10:42:13+00:00
4 03, 2019

An organized life gives you wisdom and power

2019-03-04T09:32:23+00:00

Start from wherever you are, and with whatever you’ve got Having an organized life is being in control. It isn’t about getting rid of everything you own or trying to become a different person. It’s about living the way you want to live—only better. It's easy to think about getting organized, but sometimes it's hard [...]

An organized life gives you wisdom and power2019-03-04T09:32:23+00:00
27 02, 2019

Hacks to make your meetings more effective

2019-02-27T10:39:54+00:00

How to transform your meetings Meetings are either the most effective way of unleashing creative energy, or the most frustrating, time-wasting experience ever inflicted upon someone. In fact, more than 11 million business meetings will take place in the US today—if you’re attending or conducting one of them, here’s some ideas on how to make [...]

Hacks to make your meetings more effective2019-02-27T10:39:54+00:00