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Get Inspired By 3 Of Our Favorite Blogs

November 24, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Curious about where we get our ideas for Your Life@Work? Sometimes our post will arise from a skill we already have and want to share; sometimes it’s from a wish to … More

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The Project Post-Mortem: A Valuable Tool for Continuous Improvement

November 17, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Now that your team has finally delivered its project, there is one more important step before the team disbands: the project post-mortem. The name might sound forbidding (some people prefer … More

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Launch Your Project With A Brief Energizing Goal

November 10, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Have you ever worked on a project team and found you weren’t really sure what the goal of the project was? Leslie and I recently attended a University of California … More

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Meeting Notes: Better Results with Half the Work

October 20, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Is it your turn to take notes at an upcoming meeting? Give yourself and everyone else a break with a simple, cut-to-the chase method: record only what’s essential and ignore the … More

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How to Host an Effective Virtual Meeting

October 13, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

We spend our days attending lots of meetings, yet the well-managed meeting stands out as a rare gem. It’s not easy to run a good meeting, and in our increasingly … More

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An Easy Way To Jumpstart Your Strategic Plan: SWOT

September 29, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Strategic planning doesn’t have to be a daunting and lengthy process. The goal is really a simple one: to help you understand your world and build a road map to guide … More

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How To Deliver Good and Bad News To Your Manager

September 22, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Does your heart race thinking about delivering important news to your manager? Sometimes we strike the right balance of tone, timing, preparation, and approach and we get rewarded with a … More

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What Gets Measured Gets Done: Key Performance Indicators

September 15, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

We’ve all heard the saying, “What gets measured gets done.” It means regular measurement and reporting keeps you focused — because you use that information to make decisions to improve your results. … More

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More Visuals: Picture Your Strategic Plan

September 8, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Your team has a strategic plan. Now how do you make sure it’s front of mind (and easy to comprehend) for the people implementing it? Creating a one-page infographic chart … More

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In a Sea of Urgency, How to Focus on What’s Important Today

September 1, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Now that we’ve shared ways to embrace Monday, here’s another thing to contemplate as you start your week: Do you have a plan for the week, or are you facing … More

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