The difference between getting things done and having a meaningful impact

The term productivity doesn’t quite get there – primarily because it’s easy to confuse the satisfaction of crossing things off your to do list with having a material impact on the organization or your career.

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Use OKRs to achieve bold goals

Use OKRs to embolden your goals, define how success is measured and achieve execution excellence:

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4 steps to less work stress

In fact, one million Americans call in sick over stress every day and 25% say work is the most stressful thing in their lives.

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Managing, mentoring and working with millennials

Two-thirds of corporate recruiters say their organization has a difficult time managing millennials and a similar number of executives give millennials low grades for work preparedness

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The Difference Between Dreamers and Doers

In many ways, setting goals is similar to dreaming of success – goals are desired outcomes. But achieving goals (and with them, success) is infinitely harder and more complex.

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Want to be more successful? Set goals.

Organizations whose employees are actively engaged in goal achievement have 3x greater operating margins in any given year than companies with lower engagement levels.

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How to achieve more next quarter

Commit to fewer goals and better execution   It’s goal setting time and many of us are also self-assessing accomplishments against last quarter’s goals. Q1 can be a hard quarter, but there are two things that exacerbate that: 1) too many goals to come anywhere close to achievement and 2) too little attention to goals after they’re set. A lot of readers have shared how hard it is to keep goals visible week over...

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What if we all thought like Olympic athletes?

What if we practiced 90% of the time and only performed 10% of the time? That’s what elite athletes do… they spend most of their time figuring out how to get the most out of their body — how to get themselves to the top of their performance game, so that when they get on the field, the court or the track they are fully prepared to WIN. What if we did that at work? What if we understood, that like athletes, our employees come to work...

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