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Good Communication – 8 Tips for Giving and Receiving

Good Communication – 8 Tips for Giving and Receiving

Who is Responsible for Communication? Communication is something that has been on my mind a lot lately. It can be a subject that makes a lot of managers and supervisors cringe. As leaders, we face a lot of heat for not communicating well enough. This is sometimes an honest assessment. But what about our employees? …

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Priorities – The Foundation of Effective Time-Management

Priorities – The Foundation of Effective Time-Management

Priorities are the foundation of effective time-management Setting and know what your priorities are is the key to true time management. I spent the past two posts discussing organizational tools to help you manage time. I started there first to focus on the tools that make time management easier. But sitting down and determining what …

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Your Calendar is the Key to Managing Your Time and Priorities

Your Calendar is the Key to Managing Your Time and Priorities

Keys to an Effective Calendar To begin with, it doesn’t matter what calendar program you use whether Outlook, Google Calendar, or some other app. What matters is that you make the most of the technology available. Use whatever program you like and are comfortable with to manage your time. The key is to establishing ownership of …

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5S Your Work Space to Get Control of Your Time

5S Your Work Space to Get Control of Your Time

What is 5S? 5S is a component of Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing. The main goal is to make the work area organized to optimize performance. It requires all unneeded items to be removed from the work area and everything else to be organized in the most efficient manner. Once the work area is properly organized …

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Time-Management Basics: Quick Tips For Getting Control of Your Time

Time-Management Basics: Quick Tips For Getting Control of Your Time

The Big Problem of Time-Management One of the biggest issues all manager’s face and something I get frequent questions about is time-management. How do we gain control of our time and stop allowing people and problems to control us? In this post, I will look at 3 basics that will help you build a foundation …

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