Life – Work Effectiveness Articles

Topics about you focussing your activities to achieve ‘Life Work Effectiveness’ consistent with your goals. Most importantly though remember please career and work is part of your life – not the other way around.

4 Tips to Ensure Your Emails Give the Right Impression

President Lincoln often wrote scathing letters to his generals, frustrated by their inability to bring the war to a close. Angry they had missed golden opportunities such as finishing off the retreating confederate army, who were trapped by rising waters at the Potomac river after the battle of Gettysburg.

Why ‘Time Management’ is Just a Myth!

David is as hard a worker as anyone I know as a client. He’s not just busy; he’s keenly focused on getting the right things done. And it pays off — he is the largest single revenue generator at his well-known professional services firm.

Avoid Becoming Irrelevant to Employers by taking these 6 Critical Steps

In today’s resource-constrained environment, many of us are delivering 120% on the current demands of our job — but devoting little time to developing ourselves further or positioning ourselves for a future move.

You can have a Career and a Balanced Life – It’s Your Choice

The Importance of Life-Work Effectiveness There’s nothing wrong with choosing a lucrative path, but I wonder if you may be setting yourself up for work-family conflict and other challenges later in life.

How to Attract and Keep Talented, Productive Employees

The Importance of Life-Work Effectiveness I have a client who is an ascending executive at an international financial firm. His career has always been demanding- long hours, lots of travel, ultra-high performance standards (which he always has met or exceeded). Several years ago, when his daughter was quite young, he was considering changing employers due … More

How you personally handle the Life/Work Challenge that impacts your Team Members and their Productivity!

The Importance of Life/Work Effectiveness Each one of us holds a set of beliefs and attitudes — a mindset — that determines how we interpret and respond to situations. That mindset shapes how we interact with others, and therefore it also affects the people we work with

Why You Must Take That Vacation

The Importance of Life-Work Effectiveness When you feel like you’re just one e-mail away from failure at work, it can seem ludicrous to take your eyes off of what you believe absolutely needs to get done to consider what you might regret in the future.

3 Important Tips to Help You Overcome Conflicts with Conversation

Conflict that is not properly resolved in the early stages will usually simmer away until it explodes into a serious situation. It can be a primary cause of poor employee engagement, employee fraud, IP theft and result in valuable team members to leaving your organization! Effective leadership, like a good marriage, hinges on how you … More

11 Essential Qualities for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners to Survive and Thrive in Today’s Business Jungle!

The pace of change in business is faster than it has ever been in history – and as globalization and electronic commerce wreak change on local businesses, enterprise and career survival is becoming a national obsession. Many businesses will not survive, so organisations want the best and are ruthlessly dismissing those who do not meet … More

Limit the Time You Spend on Email – Part 4 of a Series

Many of us resist the idea of limiting the total amount of time we spend on email. Instead, we allow the volume of email we receive, and the number of messages that require a response, to dictate how much of our day goes to the endless cycle of send and receive. But letting email set … More