Unplug from Technology!

Career Advancement

“Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.”. Vincent found himself obsessively scanning email when he was trying to focus on other tasks. Then he picked up a book on time management and realized how much time he was wasting. Try taking mini breaks from technology during work.

Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future

Leading Blog

As a model or a forecast is designed to do, we become “recruited into an army of believers.” “The How true. The point of prediction should not be to surrender to them but to use them to broaden and navigate your conceptual, imaginative horizons.

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How to Reclaim Your Time and Live A Happier Life

Leading Blog

T ECHNOLOGY was supposed to give us more leisure time, but instead, it distracts us. It’s a trap to make us feel time poor. Time Smart by Ashley Whillans helps us to move from time poverty to time affluence. The key is how we think about time and money.

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A Managed Technology Service Can Help Your Business Succeed

Strategy Driven

When it comes to helping a business succeed, there are a lot of factors to consider. One of those factors is the way technology is used. But if there’s not enough, it can be very difficult to accomplish what needs to be done or even keep up with competitors.

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

How to Win in Africa

Leading Blog

They say business leaders tend to “underestimate Africa’s size and potential as a market, and overestimate the challenges of doing business there.”. And technology? To win in Africa, your strategy needs to factor four key considerations : Mapping an Africa Strategy: Africa is huge. It will important to pinpoint those areas where you can create an ecosystem to thrive in. High volumes—low margins—cost-effective—technology driven.

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Game Changer: How to Be A 10x Talent

Leading Blog

10x talent is, as the label implies, able to deliver ten times more than is expected, but what makes them so valuable is that they are multidimensional. Their curiosity and love of learning drives them to do more and do it better. There are really two sides to this idea.

How to write an Appraisal Request Email

HR Digest

It is essential for every worker to seek the much-deserved appraisal through an official mail. Many people find it difficult to ask for a raise, the more difficulty lies in facing the employer to ask for it. Wait for the right time to send the mail.

How to Increase your Visibility at Work

Career Advancement

Ascher, who worked in a medical technology firm, had been making an effort to enhance how others perceived him over the past six months. he’d thought to himself. It seemed he needed to do something differently. Need to take risks to increase your visibility.

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How to network during the COVID-19 pandemic?

HR Digest

The brutal and straightforward answers to HR-related queries and concerns. Dear Jane, Networking in the pre-pandemic world was something that I looked forward to every single day. But I am unsure of how I should be doing it while also maintaining social distancing?

How to Manage the Tsunami of Change

Lead Change Blog

With the onslaught of AI and other disrupting technologies, the workplace will undergo rapid changes. In the VUCA world, employees are struggling and constantly challenged to move out of their comfort zones. To keep up with this rapid change, individuals need to adapt to the changes. These changes are not just causing disruption to businesses, but are also becoming a big problem for the managers to face. This tsunami is here to stay.

How to Write Vacation Request Email (Samples)

HR Digest

We hope this guide will help you learn how to write a vacation request email, one even your boss cannot deny! Every job comes with some leave entitlement, but how many of us manage to take advantage of them? Keep in mind that you need to apply for leave well in advance.

How To Achieve Fearless Innovation

Eric Jacobson

Alex Goryachev ’s latest book teaches you how to go beyond the buzzword of innovation to continuously drive growth, improve your bottom line and enact change. Focus on execution of innovation to showcase ROI. Do you have opportunities and resources to implement your ideas?

How to Build a Team of Innovators

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Chuck Swoboda : As increasing competition, new technologies and evolving customer expectations continue to disrupt nearly every industry, business leaders are turning to innovation as a way to keep their companies relevant. Do they try to score by themselves?

How to Self-Care in Tough Times

Lead from Within

When we fly, we’re always told to put on our own oxygen mask before we try to help anyone else, because you can’t help others if you’re not OK yourself. So here are some ways to practice good self-care along with social distancing: Identify your feelings and thinking.

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How To Reclaim Your Time

Eric Jacobson

“Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it,” reports Ashley Whillans , author of the new book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. Aversion to idleness.

How to Evaluate Whether You Made an Effective Career Decision

Lead Change Blog

Tom made a major career decision 3 months ago: he decided to leave his position as chief information officer at a large manufacturing firm to become an entrepreneur and start a company to provide software that helps manufacturers improve the quality of their manufacturing process. He made his choice after talking to his friend Dave, who left his chief technology officer position in a high-profile manufacturing company to become an entrepreneur six months ago.

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3 Major Challenges Financial Institutions Face When Implementing Business Insight Technology

Strategy Driven

If you’ve been in the market for new business insight technology, such as a financial services analytics solution, the benefits of these are obvious. But you must also remember that any new technology you onboard will bring change to your bank’s operations—some of which isn’t welcome just yet.

How to Attract Graduates to Your Company

Lead Change Blog

Unfortunately, the younger demographic has a highly defined set of generational workplace preferences that may make it hard for some companies to tap into their labor. If yours is one of them, here are four things you can do to start drawing in more of that promising new talent now. Invest in Technology. It may be hard to predict exactly what jobs will be in demand in the future, but it’s a safe bet that they will involve high levels of technology.

How to Better Connect With Your Friends and Family Over Video

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Ways To Connect Remotely in the Midst of Social Distancing One of the true delights during this challenging time of social distancing is watching the creative use of technology– not only as we work from home, but in our personal lives as […].

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How to Solve Your Most Difficult Leadership and Talent Challenges

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Stephen Shapiro : To find better solutions to your most difficult business problems, paradoxically, you don’t want o focus on solutions. Instead you want to make sure you are asking the right questions.

How to say, “No”

Tony Mayo

Top Executive Coaching with Tony Mayo About Tony Mayo Newsletter Sign-up Sections Client Comments For Executive Coaches For Executives For Fun For Salespeople Quotes and Aphorisms Recommended Books Technology Tips Videos & Podcasts Popular Posts Twitter Log IX About Tony Mayo Truth or Consequences? Biography of Werner Erhard, the Source of Executive Coaching How to Conduct a "Customer Listening Session" Twitter Log XII Spidertown by Abraham Rodriguez, Jr.

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How To Discover Balance As A Leader

Eric Jacobson

In his highly authentic, sincere and personal new book, Balancing Act , author Dr. Andrew Temte, CFA , shares candid insights and timely lessons about the balance needed to succeed as a leader. “I When the unbalanced achieve victory, it often serves to further destructive habits.

How to Write an HR Manual?

HR Digest

Whether you want to stay up-to-date on HR news, read in-depth HR articles, or find new ideas on strategy, innovation, and leadership, The HR Digest Magazine is here to suit your needs and help you stay more informed. It is easier to understand.

How to Choose a Reliable Partner for Offshoring

CEO Insider

While running an operations service company for software R&D centers in Ukraine, I’ve seen enough companies fail to properly set up teams abroad at the beginning. Vendors who lacked transparency and/or couldn’t live up to contractual expectations were usually to blame.

How To Lead Worldwide

Joseph Lalonde

I had saved up for a month, which was a miracle back then and ready to enter the “digital age.”. Driving home with my new pager on my hip was exciting, people now had the ability to reach me anywhere. It didn’t take long for the excitement to wear off though because shortly after I got that pager, cell phones started to become popular. Great, now I had to save for a cell phone! You now have a chance to be a worldwide leader. How old?

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How to Lead with Speed

Skip Prichard

If you are going fast down the wrong road that isn’t going to help your organization. Alan Willett nailed it, in my view, as he outlines ways to help leaders accelerate projects in a way that is practical and actionable. How is speed different today than previous eras?

View from the 40th Floor: The Technology Multiplier

Decker Communication

We were one of the first communication companies to use video for coaching feedback, but it was with big and bulky VHS tapes since technology was in its infancy. The power and personal impact of face-to-face communications. But now it often comes with the magnification and distraction of technology. Because our human, in-person connections are much less frequent, they need to be much stronger. Forty years ago, meetings were all face-to-face.

How to Lead On Purpose

Great Leadership By Dan

And why do many, despite their best efforts, manage to motivate top performers but can’t get the whole team rowing in the same direction? We found that to create a common goal, it’s vital to ramp up your purpose as an organization. Make Time for Purpose Great leaders know that purpose should be a large part of everything they plan, say and do as leaders , but sadly, many fail to actualize their purpose. But no matter how hard you try, you can’t fake purpose.

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How to write an Appraisal Request Email

HR Digest

It is essential for every worker to seek the much-deserved appraisal through an official mail. Many people find it difficult to ask for a raise, the more difficulty lies in facing the employer to ask for it. Wait for the right time to send the mail.

How To Be A Successful Leader From Home

Lead from Within

Now it’s rather suddenly become a fact of life for entire workplaces and teams, and many of us are still working to adapt. Provide additional detail and context to make up for the information people can no longer pick up organically in casual conversations.

How To Transform Your Sales Force

Eric Jacobson

But, up to seventy-five percent of attempted transformations fail, according to the authors of the book, 7 Steps To Sales Transformation - Driving Sustainable Change In Your Organization. Shiver and Perla : A transformation is a fundamental change in how you sell.

Tell Them How to Turn on The Radio

Lead Change Blog

I was recently chatting with my colleague, Jack, about how each of our teams were adapting to the new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system our company implemented six months ago. Most users are doing remarkably well in using the new technology in their daily work; however, as is the case with any large-scale change or training initiative, some are still struggling to gain competence with basic tasks.

How to Collaborate Effectively with a Remote Team

Lead from Within

Many of us are missing the days when collaboration was as easy as stopping by someone’s office or arranging a face-to-face team meeting. In the early days of the pandemic, working from home felt like a novelty—a quick solution for a few weeks until things got back to normal.

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How to Enhance the Efficiency of Your Warehouse

Women on Business

Brought to you by CartonCloud: With digitization, the world has become a close-knit global market. Businesses, too, have expanded and formed new collaborations internationally with the help of advanced technology. Thus today, the logistics industry is no longer limited to an […].

Video Streaming for Speakers, Trainers, & Coaches V02

Tony Mayo

I’ve been “upping my game” on video streaming to cope with the new market conditions created by the pandemic. To keep up with my newest demos and How-Tos, subscribe to my […]. Communication, Conversation, & Confrontation For Business Owners For Salespeople Technology Tips Coronavirus Coronavirus & COVID-19 & SARS-CoV-2 COVID COVID-19 For Executives How To Leadership pandemic Responsibility SARS-CoV-2 Video

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How to Reduce Business Costs

Strategy Driven

Even the tiniest alteration could have a considerable impact in the long run, so it is certainly worthwhile making a few changes – provided that it does not impact the quality of the product or service that you offer to your target customer. Using software to track time usage.

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How To Start Your Own Company

Strategy Driven

I am just going to put an example that will immensely help you understand the significance and uncertainty of starting a new company. Isn’t the above scenario related to a businessman/businesswoman finding a stage to put their business into the market? Are you an employee?

How to Boost Your Profits

Strategy Driven

That’s a large number of businesses that contribute to the country’s economy. Failing to plan. For your business to be a success, you need to make both short and long-term plans. Lack of profit is very different to lack of revenue.

How to motivate a multigenerational workforce?

HR Digest

At a given time, a mixed workplace is bound to have an intergenerational workforce with ages ranging from the 20s to 60s. Time to step up your game. The management in such organizations is bound to be walking the proverbial balancing rope.

How To Start Your Own Small Business!

Strategy Driven

A lot of people lost their jobs because of the pandemic and had to move to other countries to find employment, or came back to their homelands full of hope to find what they really want. Like how to create video classes? How to create video classes?

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How to Use the Internet to Boost Your Business

Strategy Driven

From digital marketing to content creation, the internet is one of the main ways that your potential clients and customers will find you, so you need to make sure you are using the internet to its full potential.

When Tech gets too Much: How to Lead Analogue-Style

Lead Change Blog

I’d like to start this post by confirming that I am, first and foremost, a bit of a geek. I’ll jump at the chance to buy the latest smartphone or try the newest productivity app and immediately hop on board any passing tech bandwagon. Despite this, I do have my limits when it comes to technology. If you’re in a position of leadership, it pays sometimes to lead without technology and resort to analogue ways of working.

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