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17 Small (And Totally Doable) Tweaks That Will Change Your Year

Your goals may be big, but small changes help you get there.<p>When we think about New Year’s resolutions, we often think about huge life changes: losing 50 lbs, being happier.<p>There’s nothing wrong with these goals, except that they’re so big they’re intimidating. A better approach? Look at tiny …

5 Choices That Will Maximize Your Productivity

Follow these rules and feel more accomplished at the end of every day.<p><i>In</i> The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity <i>(Simon & Schuster, 2014), co-authors Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne explore how effective time management can improve overall productivity levels. In the</i> …

What to Do on Your First Day Back from Vacation

You come back from vacation and start your game of catch-up. This is an especially challenging game if you’re a senior leader. You have hundreds, maybe thousands of emails, a backlog of voicemails, and a to-do list that doubled or tripled in length while you were away. You need to respond to the …

Why You Should Say Goodbye to Work-Life Balance in 2015

For many, work-life balance is paramount to career satisfaction. But what if what you're looking for in your career is happiness?<p>When it comes to "work," there is an unwritten code that we have jobs during the day and a life to live at night. Good work, at least by one of our definitions, is …

The Key to Increased Productivity? Stop Working

We've all heard the mantra: Work smarter, not harder. Here's how to apply it to your business.<p>Six months ago I wrote an article with the title "Want to Increase Productivity? Stop Working". In essence, it addressed the problem of getting caught up in the 'day-to-day' of our work; in doing so, we …

Be Original And Flourish As A Leader in 2015

“The wise man lives off the fool, and the fool lives off his job.” This old Spanish proverb is timeless – yet many leaders in the workplace lack the wisdom to create enough impact to be both successful and significant in their work.<p>How often do you feel foolish because you allow others to dictate …

The to-do list method that actually works

I'm pretty sure there is no new information you could come up with as it relates to productivity and procrastination. Just about anything I could tell you has been written about at some point by someone, and in many cases, at many points by many someones.<p>So with that in mind – knowing that you've …

Driving Front Line Innovation in Health Care

Jennifer Stinson was a nurse at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto who enjoyed brainstorming new ideas for improving care, especially for the kids with cancer she treats. But even as she gained status by getting her PhD and becoming a clinician scientist, she came up against …

What Job Candidates Really Want: Meaningful Work

What talented people want has changed. They used to want high salaries to verify their value and stable career paths to allow them to sleep well at night. Now they want <i>purposeful</i> work and jobs that fit clearly into the larger context of their career. And that means they want jobs that are sensible …

Great Innovators Think Laterally

Do you ever wonder why cars aren’t called “horseless carriages” anymore? Today’s cars are just as horseless as they were a century ago. Horselessness is standard equipment on most new and late models, both foreign and domestic.<p>Framing the question this way may seem a bit absurd; yet, it’s a playful …

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