Time Management blindspots are something everone should consider. What’s the most important resource you have—as an entrepreneur, a manager, a business leader, or simply as a person? Simple: It’s your time. That’s the one thing you can never get more of, the one thing that’s more precious to you than anything else.… Read more...read more
How to Make Time for Your Personal Wellnessby Dr. Rick Goodman on April 16, 2022
Quite often we can be so busy with our working life and our families we forget to make time for our own personal wellness. As a leader, manager, or entrepreneur, you undoubtedly have a lot on your plate—so how can you possibly be expected to make time for healthy habits?… Read more...read more
4 Time Traps to Avoid In The Workplaceby Dr. Rick Goodman on January 4, 2021
Avoid time traps at all costs! Being more productive will be much easier and less stressful if you know the time traps to avoid.
As an executive coach to Fortune 100 companies it became evident that my top-level clients were falling into time traps that could easily have been set aside or delegated..… Read more...read more
7 Strategies for Leaders to Stay Productiveby 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...read more
Resolve to Improve Your Employment Engagement Strategiesby 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...read more
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...read more
How to Deal with Workplace Productivity Killersby 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...read more
Helping Employees Choose Balance Over Burnoutby Dr. Rick Goodman on May 23, 2019
America’s businesses have a burnout problem.… Read more...read more
How to Set an Effective Meeting Agendaby 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...read more
Transformational Leaders Have to be Great Listenersby 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...read more