productivity

What are the Worst Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader?

What are the Worst Mistakes You Can Make as a Leader?

It takes a lot of smarts, experience, vision, intuition and skill to be an effective leader, CEO or business owner. But all leaders must be mindful that their ability to make mistakes—just like everyone else—doesn’t magically disappear when they reach the C-Suite. So, what are the biggest mistakes CEO’s make and how can YOU overcome them?

CEOs Save Time by Learning to Say “No”

CEOs Save Time by Learning to Say “No”

How many times in a day do people approach you or your gatekeeper with a request, suggestion or some other time-consuming appeal? Like many other business leaders, your first inclination may be to say, “OK,” or “Yes, I’ll look into that.” You want to help others or find ways to move a process along with your input. Here are four things to consider…

6 Tips to Save Time with Fewer (and More Productive) Meetings

6 Tips to Save Time with Fewer (and More Productive) Meetings

For most companies, there’s no way around having meetings as a way to conduct day-to-day business. At the same time, it’s hard to find any CEO or business owner who doesn’t experience frustration at having to participate in so many meetings, or who feels stymied by the lack of concrete results that come from these meetings.

Here are six tips for maximizing the value of the meetings you request and/or participate in. (First hint: Reduce the number of meetings you take part in on a regular basis.)