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Do your meetings create value?

There is a phenomena today that is driving up costs and lowering effectiveness — thoughtless requests for meetings.

Recently a friend was telling me about a training request he received. 220 more words

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Stumbling into focused work.

Today’s the day you’re going to get some serious work done.  You sit down at your device of choice and start by checking your email…then a quick stop on Facebook…over to see what’s happening on Twitter…oh, this article looks interesting.  321 more words


3 Takeaways from WPC 2014

I approach every Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference with a bit of trepidation – somewhat fearful of expectations that are out of line with reality. The reality is that there are not likely to be breakthrough announcements that will fundamentally alter Microsoft’s positioning in the marketplace and, by extension, ours as a Microsoft partner. 580 more words

The Value of an Academic Planner

An academic planner starts in July and ends in June. But what’s the purpose of having a planner that starts in July? There’s no difference in the format between planners, so what’s the big deal? 273 more words

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The cost of employee self service transactions

Recently, I have had conversations with executives wondering about the promise of technology giving us more time. The common concern was that they and their people seem to be working more hours than ever before. 355 more words

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Never ever ever ever ever ever ever ever give up!

I read this piece today and I just decided to share it.

As seen on Jason.com.ng

My wife persuaded forced me to do a little spring cleaning this weekend. 248 more words


Shonda Rhimes: “Be a Doer, Not a Dreamer”

I am in love with this lady. The last 10 years of my life have been spent week in week out, living on her words. From Greys, To Private Practice To Scandal and hopefully in the fall How To Get Away With Murder. 169 more words