CDLINFO News: Opinion and Commentary

Making Change Happen: Smart Team Building

August 4, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Leaders are told that bringing people together as a “team” is the ultimate means to achieve peak performance. So we feverishly plan team events, team brainstorming, team retreats, team training, … More

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Going Beyond Pie Charts: More Ways to Use Visuals

July 28, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

“Love pie. Hate pie-charts” is a playful quote from a talented data designer featured below. It captures the we-can-do-better attitude of the individuals and organizations leading the charge for clear … More

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How Meetings Steal Your Productivity (and 6 Ways to Get it Back)

July 21, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you sometimes amazed at how little of substance you accomplish in a day? Yes, you went to six meetings today and checked them off your to-do list, but it’s … More

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Use the Power of Visuals to Get Your Point Across

July 14, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Some people are brilliant at melding words and visuals. Most of us struggle to create engaging presentations, documents and web pages. We’ve all been told it’s crucial to appeal to … More

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Get Smarter in Just 15 Minutes a Day

July 7, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

The blogosphere is a rich and engaging resource for new ideas. So why can I hear you groaning from a mile away: “I don’t have time to do my work; … More

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Do You Want to BE Something or DO Something?

June 30, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

There is time for everything that you really care about! So what’s stopping us? Each day we make choices about how we spend our time, mostly relying on our routines … More

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Does This Blog Make Me Look Fat?

June 23, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

We’re celebrating! It’s been three months since we launched Your Life@Work. It’s been a challenge to test our ideas and a big thrill to connect with you through your online … More

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Envisioning Successful Outcomes

June 16, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

How often have you been handed an assignment and plunged into it, then realized that you have an incomplete idea of what the end product is supposed to be? Have you struggled to … More

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Do You Need Help Saying ‘No’?

June 9, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Do you cringe when you think about saying No to your boss, colleagues, friends or family? Do you already pride yourself on your toughness and ability to say No but find … More

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The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

June 2, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you a perfectionist? Not that there’s anything wrong with that! We all agree it’s important to take pride in our work, set goals, and try to achieve them. Lena … More

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