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The Root Causes of Meeting Misery

Just to set expectations – This is not a post that points out how meetings are too long or poorly planned. Those have been written….many times…over the course of years. And yet, here we still are. This is a post that uncovers why such problems exist (and persist). Yes, as I tend to do, I look beyond the symptoms of … Continue reading

True Productivity Innovation will Ignite Your Team

This is neither the time nor the place for simple hacks; we need thinking that is more potent. While I do value the various listicles out there that remind you to eat a good breakfast in the morning, exercise and shut down your emails for extended stretches during the day, it’s time to take it … Continue reading

This Checklist will help you Free up Work Time

Raise your hand if you feel you have too much time on your hands. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . :::::::crickets chirping ::::::::::: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Didn’t think so. … Continue reading

Before We Slam Another Millennial, Let’s Look in the Mirror

Even as a non-Millennial, I just can’t wrap my mind around this ongoing ruthless and public practice of dismissing the entire generation coming up behind us. Typically the criticism comes with terse anger from those deeper into the Gen X or Boomer set. This time, however, we have been treated to the pseudo-intellectual snobbery of … Continue reading

Can You Lead a Diverse Workforce?

Yup. It’s happening. A white (middle-aged) dude from rural Canada is going to saddle up and champion a conversation on diversity. Actually, a topic like this coming from someone with my profile may not be a bad thing. More people who are not visible minorities need to take up the cause – and not just … Continue reading