How to Realize your New Years Resolution(s)!

How to Realize your New Years Resolution(s)!

This morning I heard the following conversation between two people: “Did you make a New Year’s resolution?” “Yes.” “What was it?” “To lose weight.” “What was your resolution the year before?” “The same.” “And the year before that?” Laughingly: “For the last five years...
The Return on Investment of Personal Efficiency?

The Return on Investment of Personal Efficiency?

A question that frequently comes to mind is: how can you accurately calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) on a training & development program? As we see a slow down across the global economies, organizations are probably wondering how to budget for their...
To Meet or Not to Meet – the age old question

To Meet or Not to Meet – the age old question

Do you recognize the following in your organization: Meetings run over time People are unprepared (thus waste time retrieving information or setting up) People are distracted by other work (checking emails, replying to texts, answering calls) No clear actions are...
How to Survive in a Recession

How to Survive in a Recession

What we’ve learned from a couple of Managers….   In 2009 we had a European PEP® trainers conference in Kiev hosted by Oleg, our man in the Ukraine. As is the norm at our conferences, Oleg had invited a client to speak about his experiences with PEP®...
“Oh No, not another Blog about a Zero In Box!”

“Oh No, not another Blog about a Zero In Box!”

Interesting symptoms and causes of stress appear when you coach people. Often these symptoms are beyond a person’s own awareness.  Let’s face it. If you knew the actual cause of the stress you are experiencing you’d solve it. Right?  “I see you have 11,265 emails in...
How to manage a tasklist so that it actually Works

How to manage a tasklist so that it actually Works

“I did what you said but it doesn’t work for me.” “Mmm? I saw a whole load of tasks on his Task List, all of them red (overdue).” The first generation Time Management dealt with Lists. Collect all the reminders on scraps of paper, in emails, anywhere else and put them...

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