How to Lead Your Team to Get the Job Done

Making sure that your team gets the job done (and done well) is one of your main responsibilities as a leader. You’re in trouble if your team doesn’t “deliver the goods”. You’re responsible for the team’s performance, and thus, must make sure the team meets its targets. To do so, focus on these 4 key…

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How to Find Your Ideal Team Member

A team is only as strong as its weakest link. If you have the luxury of selecting the members of your team, make sure you bring the right people “on the bus”. If you enlist the wrong team members, they’ll be cannon balls in the team’s ankles. And, sooner or later, you’ll have to cut…

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A Simple Technique to Help You Go From Procrastination to Action

To achieve your goals, you must overcome your tendency to procrastinate. You know this. Procrastination slows you down, not to say “locks” you down. It puts your goals in jeopardy. The antidote to procrastination is simple: it’s action. You know this. It’s a simple solution, but not an easy solution to implement. The challenge is:…

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3 Simple Ways to Keep Your Team Motivated

Team motivation plays an important role in a team’s performance. However, keeping team members motivated is one of the great challenges inherent to leading a team. Among other things, falling into a bland routine, losing track of priorities, and getting consumed by time-wasting activities, are constant threats to the team’s vitality and progress. When team…

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The First Thing You Must Do When Working With (or Managing) A Difficult Person

In many work environments, workers find that interpersonal conflicts are the most challenging aspect of their work. In fact, many people struggle to go to work, not because they don’t love their work—in fact, many love their work—but because they dread having to work with someone in the workplace: someone they find difficult to work…

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The Biggest Obstacle to Your Personal Goals

To achieve a personal goal, you must take a set of actions that will lead you in the right direction so that you can reach your desired destination. If you don’t take the right set of actions, you don’t reach your destination. Thus, many of your personal goals demand that you make adjustments in your…

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How Your Experiences Shaped Your Mindsets

Some of your experiences—good and bad—have had such a profound impact on you that they have played an important role in forming and crystallizing your mindsets. If you look back on your life, you’ll see this to be true: your experiences have contributed to shaping your mind, and thus, your mindsets. For instance, traumatic experiences…

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The 2 Keys to Keeping Your Space Organized

I’m not an expert in home and office organization. In fact, I struggle with it. In particular, paper and I are fierce enemies; paper often launches severe attacks against me and attempts to overrun my space. However, despite my struggle, two key concepts help me stay afloat. They help me keep my space organized and…

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How to Avoid Getting Stuck at a Plateau

As you journey through life, you don’t want to stagnate and get stuck at a plateau; you want continual progress: get from one level to the next. The way to avoid getting stuck at a plateau (which is also the way to get unstuck if you’ve reached a plateau), is to stay on the path of…

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3 Simple Truths You Must Know About Mindsets

To help you better understand (and master) mindsets, here are three simple truths you must know about them. Mindsets Come in Various Forms Mindsets come in various shapes and shades. Like fruits, they come in various forms and colors. All mindsets are not equal: some help you, others hinder you; some propel you, others paralyze…

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