Managing yourself out of the picture

Managing yourself out of the picture

I often counsel my clients to make themselves dispensable. They often question me when I suggest that, but I mean it. Part of a leader’s or manager’s role is to make sure that their team can survive without them – to manage themselves out of the picture. Now, you...
Build a better meeting

Build a better meeting

Ever sit in a meeting and wonder to yourself, “Why are we talking about this?” “When is he going to shut up so I can get back to my real work?” or “Is this really the best use of my time?” Often the workday is filled with back-to-back meetings. You go from conference...
Does saying it make it so?

Does saying it make it so?

“Begin to listen to what you say. Say only what you want to become true for you.” ~Louise Hay The other day I was talking with a client, and my client was complaining about someone with whom he worked. “He’s such an idiot,” my client shared, over and over. “He just...
Tips for finding more time for what you love

Tips for finding more time for what you love

None of us has enough time for everything. I hear it from my colleagues. I see it in my clients. I watch strangers taking every “free” moment – as they wait in line, watch their kid’s baseball game, and unfortunately sometimes interact with others –...