Productivity

Productivity

 
Focus Like A Laser Beam Haneberg, Lisa L. Jossey-Bass , 2005 Personal Growth, Productivity

Focus is defined as concentrating energy on something, achieving a distinct vision, or attending to the right thing. Focus is purposeful, not accidental; and it is different than giving attention to something....

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The Hamster Revolution Halsey, Vicki | Burress, Tim Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2007 Productivity

E-mail and information storage tasks are estimated to take up 40% of a typical professional’s day. E-mail volume is said to be rising at a rate of 14.6% annually. Every day, there is an avalanche of disorganized,...

 
 
The Carrot Principle Gostick, Adrian | Elton, Chester The Free Press , 2007 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

Numerous organizations employ business leaders who set clear goals, communicate openly, treat people fairly, hold them accountable, and create trusting relationships. However, there’s often something critical missing....

 
 
Hot Spots Gratton, Lynda Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2007 Human Resources, Innovation, Management, Productivity, Teams

According to Gratton, Hot Spots are places and times—workplaces, teams, departments, companies, factories, cities, industries, coffee shops, hallways, and/or conferences—where people work in exceptionally creative and...

 
 
No Problem Lowy, Alex AuthorHouse , 2007 Productivity

Problem-solving models are not new. However, they can be complex, with unclear techniques and methods that may not actually help people define a problem, and then recognize the habits and patterns that can get in the...

 
 
A Little Book of Listening Skills for the Workplace Brady, Mark Mark Brady, Piaeia Press , 2006 Productivity, Relationships

Listening, being one of the most important things in business, helps create good relations with people. It is a creative act that improves as it is...

 
 
Fast Strategy Doz, Yves | Kosonen, Mikko Wharton School Publishing , 2008 Business Strategy, Change Management, Management, Productivity

Companies that are strategically agile learn to change their direction quickly and to transform themselves without losing their day-to-day business momentum. These companies usually have CEOs and top leadership teams...

 
 
Executive Stamina Seldman, Marty | Seldman, Joshua John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

Most executives have an intense desire to achieve, and equally exhibit a strong sense of responsibility, but sometimes they overlook the fact that raising their endurance and energy levels can strengthen their...

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Investing In People Cascio, Wayne | Boudreau, John FT Press , 2008 Business Strategy, Economics & Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity

Decisions about talent, human capital, and organizational effectiveness are increasingly central to the strategic success of virtually all organizations. Unfortunately, these decisions are often addressed with limited...

 
 
Driving Results Through Social Networks Cross, Rob | Thomas, Robert J. Jossey-Bass , 2009 Business Strategy, Management, Productivity, Relationships

Most leaders still rely too heavily on formal structures when designing their organizations and implementing strategy. However, these formal organizational structures often overlook the fact that every organization...

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