“Bob” was a top dog in a very competitive industry and he was on the verge of a very big promotion. But his company was worried about the liability risk. His office was a black hole filled with piles on every surface that you would measure in feet. He reluctantly agreed to work with me on the advice of corporate officials, but given his successful career, he wasn’t happy about it in the beginning.  

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“I can’t concentrate when the music is on,” complained Gina’s co-worker.  “But I feel motivated and enjoy my work more,” she countered.  Sam stood by listening intently because she had just had this argument with her teenager about music and homework.  Tensions can quickly rise when it comes to such personal preferences.   Is it a motivator? A mood booster? Or another example of multitasking that interferes with your ability to think? Teens overwhelmingly listen to

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Be Creative. Take a Break.

Joe had a problem. He had cashed in some investments and quit his job to create a new product. Only it didn’t work yet. The technology was ground breaking, but they needed a ridiculously simple communication tool to make it usable. So he went to the beach. As he sat relaxing in the sun, combing his fingers through the sand, he recalled using Morse code in the army. Dot, dot, dash, he drew lines down

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  Mark had it all. He had an executive suite with a beautiful view in a Fortune 500 company. He was leading a first-class team on a product that was in the news and key to the success or the organization. So when he brought me in to help him be more productive, I was a bit confused. On the surface all appeared to be running smoothly. Picture a duck, he explained, a duck floating

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You have the internet in your pocket. Your smartphone is an amazing tool that gives you access to unlimited and very cool resources. But having the whole world at hand can also make it very hard to focus. Fortunately your smartphone also has some incredible tools to make you more focused and productive. Most are free so you can experiment with what works for you with little investment. Minute makes light work of tracking meeting

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