4 Time Traps to Avoid In 2021

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 4, 2021

Being more productive will be much easier and less stressful if you know the time traps to avoid in 2021.

In 2020 much of the world as we know it shut down due to the pandemic. Many of us found we had too much free time on our hands.… Read more...

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7 Strategies for Leaders to Stay Productive

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 2, 2020

With the right leadership strategies you can remain productive even during this time of crisis. With this in mind I have created a list of 7 strategies that leaders can use to remain productive during this stressful time.

As the corona virus affects many of our lives it’s understandable that you and your team members are probably experiencing a great deal of stress.… Read more...

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Resolve to Improve Your Employment Engagement Strategies

by Dr. Rick Goodman on November 18, 2019

I know it may seem hard to believe, but we’re getting treacherously close to the end of the year. Sooner than you know, it will be time to think through your goals, objectives, and resolutions for the coming year. And as you do so, I want to encourage you to ponder your employment engagement strategies.… Read more...

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Transformational Leaders Make More Productive Teams. Here’s How.

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 8, 2019

Navigating the relationship between leadership and productivity can be tricky sometimes. On the one hand, great leaders can’t make their people more productive—and attempting to do so can often backfire. At the same time, real leadership should manifest in a team that’s more engaged, more proactive, more creative—in short, more eager to get stuff done!… Read more...

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How to Deal with Workplace Productivity Killers

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 13, 2019

Recently, someone told me something that was truly shocking. I was speaking with an HR professional, and she mentioned that, over the course of an average workday, most of us only have about three hours of truly productive time. And yet, we’re at the office for a full eight hours or more.… Read more...

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How to Set an Effective Meeting Agenda

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 31, 2019

When you invite other people to a meeting, they have every right to expect you to run that meeting efficiently. It’s the height of unprofessionalism—to say nothing of rudeness and inefficiency—for you to waste their time.

To that end, one of the best things you can do when planning your meeting is to set a clear agenda—outlining the goal of the meeting and helping to prevent against sidebars and distractions.… Read more...

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Transformational Leaders Have to be Great Listeners

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 24, 2019

One of my favorite things to talk about is transformational leadership—and the more I coach and present on this topic, the more I become convinced in the centrality of active listening.

Here’s why: To be a true transformational leader—an agent of change at your company—you’ve got to constantly be open to ways things could be improved, problems that need to be solved, efficiencies that might be enhanced and increased.… Read more...

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How to Protect Yourself from Burnout

by Dr. Rick Goodman on September 26, 2018

Have you ever experienced the symptoms of burnout? Malaise, fatigue, the absence of drive, a lack of interest… if you’ve ever felt like all your professional vim and vigor were depleted, then there’s a chance you’ve dealt with burnout.

 

Burnout can be a career killer; a spiral from which some people never quite recover.… Read more...

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