When you sit at your computer, if the first screen you pop open is your email inbox, it’s probably your goto workspace throughout your day. The inbox is a great place to be responsive to business needs and customers, but it’s overrun with distractions, that help you feel busy, kill time, get distracted and lose productivity. It’s probably time...
TLDR - It's called showing up and doing the work. Let me save you some wasted hours on the Internet. Whatever you're trying to achieve, let me answer the question you're unconsciously asking yourself. The answer is YES. Yes, there are hundreds of ways to do it better than the way you are thinking, and the way you will actually end...
Welcome to The Heroik Hour - the Podcast dedicated to getting you mission ready for life by giving you nuggets of wisdom around health, wealth, and work in the real world. If you’ve never heard this podcast before, we’re all about taking the deep dives into the strategic, tactical, nitty gritty aspects of  life and work. I’m your host a...
Given the complexity and speed of which things change in our lives these days, an adaptive mindset is essential to building a  resilient, sustainable and thriving business. An adaptive mindset is a mental attitude of assessing the facts and circumstances of the current situation and/or environment and making the appropriate adjustments to thrive in any scenario. It is the...
Track This: Where and how you spend your focused attention; time, energy and attention. The most important metric or currency of  these days seems to be our focused, attention time, composed of time, energy and attention (TEA). The modern audience of potential customers, partners and fans, for your business and mine, is actively searching for ways to spend less time...
Meeting someone once or twice is pretty easy. Creating a robust professional relationship requires work and TLC. You can run into the same person at a mixer or 3. Connecting in meaningful ways, or even reconnecting, proves to be an elusive skill for most. If you're looking to reconnect with contacts you've met once or twice, or colleagues you...
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  It’s amazing to me, how many ambitious upstarts have the passion for new endeavor, yet hate to read and learn to reach their goals. If reading is a barrier to improvement for you, perhaps because you find it slow-paced, difficult or uninteresting, then you’re in luck. With the help of some new technology, you can speed read your way...
Recent studies show that a moderate level of ambient noise can boost productivity. Absolute silence makes it difficult to be creative. Too much noise can be distracting. The right mix of calm and productive cafe culture is just what the doctor ordered. According to a recent study published in the Chicago Journal of Consumer Research, an ambient environment of 70 db...
The way we communicate has changed forever. Talk is cheap and a picture is worth a thousand words right? Yet how many in your organization are visually conversant in the new language? How many on your team are digitally literate? How many are at least visually literate? Is there a difference? Information overload runs rampant. The average person’s attention span...
There is a lot of wasted time at work. There are 3 pink elephants in the room when it comes to wasted time at work. They’re email, meetings and distractions. They’re slowing you down and costing you a fortune of up to 40% of your work day, or 3.2 hrs per day per employee. Some smart companies have found ways...

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