What do people do in meetings, during phone calls, in conversations, during class and even sometimes in church? These are when we take notes. We take notes because it is important enough to remember or reference later. But, what happens when you try to find that note again? I know that I will waste . . . → Read More: Rewriting your notes. Are you kidding?
I find it amazing how often I attend a meeting and one or more people do not bring anything with them to the meeting. It seems that these same people are the people who have a reputation for not getting things done. Let me be very clear, you should never attend any professional and . . . → Read More: Intentional Note-taking
Last week I went to my family doctor for my annual physical. Like most people, I don’t enjoy it. I don’t like the needle for the blood-work, hernia and prostate check, or having to discuss honestly about my exercise and eating habits. It’s very intrusive but it is worth it for some very good . . . → Read More: An annual responsibility to yourself: Take care of it
I posted an earlier blog about what a manager needs to do to get the most out of sending team members to training. Training programs are very expensive, especially when the skills and knowledge delivered at the program are not used afterward by the participant. Going to really good training program is only entertainment unless you apply . . . → Read More: Training can be such a waste of time and money. Post #2: So what do participants do?
Why do you read? Reading is for enjoyment, for entertainment, because it is required (for school or work). Reading is also for learning. Reading can change your life. Think hard about the last thing that you read. What have you done with what you learned?
Charlie “Tremendous” Jones (no relation) said, “You are . . . → Read More: Why read?