The 4 Day Work Week Bootcamp

The 4 Day Work Week Bootcamp

I wanted to let you know about a new program I am launching in March 2017 that I thought might be of interest to you, called “The 4 Day Work Week Bootcamp”. Over the past two decades, I’ve consulted to and coached hundreds of CEOs, boards, managers, business owners and independent professionals. The consistent challenge: […]

Great Delegating Is Like A Great Game Of Tennis

Tennis is my game of choice when it comes to sport. I also find tennis is a useful metaphor for how we need to play – both in business and life. Firing off lots of email messages to people in your team/s is like blindly hitting tennis balls – you don’t know whether your balls actually […]

The Pomodoro Technique – Advanced Productivity (Part 2)

In “Are you a Maker or a Manager? – Advanced Productivity (Part 1)”, I wrote about the application of the Maker’s Schedule vs the Manager’s Schedule. In part one, I focused on some ideas for improving the way executives and business owners better apply themselves to their “maker” role. In this article, I’m turning my […]

Are you a Maker or a Manager? – Advanced Productivity (Part 1)

One of the podcasts I take the time to listen to somewhat regularly during my morning walks is The Tim Ferriss Show. Tim deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to extract tactics and tools his listeners could use to designing their life-style and work-style. In one of his recent episodes, Tim mentioned […]

The Art of the Brief (Part 2)

One of the challenges for creative and entrepreneurial executives is what to do with all their great ideas. SEE ALSO: The Art of The Brief (Part 1) in which I outline the concept of the Brief. You may have heard it said, “We get out of things what we put into them”. When it comes to […]

Benjamin Bader gives his take on our 6-Part Meeting Series

In response to our 6-part series titled “Get the Most out of Meetings”, our guest article contributor Benjamin Bader writes: Meetings are a subject of which I have a lot of passion. In many cases, meetings are a big waste of time – for the attendees who don’t get anything out of them (or bring […]

Apply the 4D Change Model to your meetings (Part 6 of 6)

In this blog post, I’ll discuss how you can apply my 4D Change Model to get the most out of meetings …this is comprised of top tips and techniques I have discovered, invented and developed over several decades. These are the principles I use to keep expanding my capacity to achieve more with less. I […]

Deliver your best performance in meetings (Part 5 of 6)

In this blog post, I’ll spell out Step 4 of my 4-Step Process for getting the most out of meetings … top tips and techniques I have discovered, invented and developed over several decades. These are the principles I use to keep expanding my capacity to achieve more with less. I would love to hear […]

Develop how you plan an agenda (Part 4 of 6)

In this blog post, I’ll spell out Step 3 of my 4-Step Process for getting the most out of meetings … top tips and techniques I have discovered, invented and developed over several decades. These are the principles I use to keep expanding my capacity to achieve more with less. This is about creating a […]

Design the way you set up a meeting (Part 3 of 6)

In this blog post, I’ll spell out Step 2 of my 4-Step Process for getting the most out of meetings … top tips and techniques I have discovered, invented and developed over several decades. These are the principles I use to keep expanding my capacity to achieve more with less. This is about focussing on […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Meetings (Part 1 of 6)

4 Steps to Getting the Most out of Meetings These four steps are based on the 4D Change Model: DISCOVER if a meeting is worth attending or convening DESIGN the way you set up a meeting DEVELOP how you plan an agenda DELIVER your best performance in meetings The 4D Change Model is one of the core ideas that […]