Multitasking — Not Without Dangers

I recently read an article by novelist Walter Kirn telling of his near death experience as he was driving late one snowy night on a two-lane highway in Wyoming. He was on his way to see his girlfriend in Colorado when his phone chirped

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Success: The 10/90 Rule

I sat down to breakfast with the Wall Street Journal and found a replacement ratio for the 80/20 rule–the 10/90 rule. I scanned through a couple of articles on the front page and then started to thumb through the A section. My eyes stopped

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Success: Basics First, Then Fancy Moves

Like professional artists and athletes, taking action and moving your life forward to greater success is self-determination and involves mastery of the basics before fancy moves can be successful. For an athlete, the basics are hitting, shooting, throwing, kicking … whatever the sport requires,

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Productivity: Leave the Office on Time

Everyone longs to leave the office on time but few actually do. Why? The answer is complex but in my research, reasons for not leaving the office on time ranged from “I have so much work to do I can’t possibly get it all

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Competence: The Well Executed Day

What makes you jump for joy and feel triumphant? The sale of the century? Winning a heated argument? Turning an angry cusomter around? Making the right management decision? Getting your dream house at the price you bid? Yes, yes, yes…all of these things would

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Productivity: Mid-Day Madness

Your morning hours must be productive because as morning turns into mid-day, you will probably experience chaos and mental madness as people ask for a piece of you, project deadlines loom, and undone tasks nag at you. For mid-day productivity, try these tips: 1.

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