Productivity Minute Video: Get a Move on and Make a Decision

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro(R) talks about the importance of making decisions so your productivity doesn't get stopped in its tracks. (C) 2011 Laura Stack, All Rights Reserved https://theproductivitypro.com … [Read more...]

Productivity Minute Video: Do Things In Order of Importance

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro(R) gives advice on prioritizing so your most important tasks get done. (C) 2011 Laura Stack, All Rights Reserved https://theproductivitypro.com … [Read more...]

Increasing Productivity: Productivity Minute Video: Create a Process to Simplify the Task

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro(R), shares tips on increasing efficiency by creating processes in order to simplify tasks. (C) 2010 Laura Stack, All Rights Reserved … [Read more...]

By Popular Demand: Time Management for High School and College Students

By Popular Demand: Time Management for High School and College Students by Laura Stack #productivity

Both high school and college can, in their own ways, be as challenging as any job. So as you prepare yourself for adult life, it's important to become well-grounded in one of the most critical aspects of any successful career: good time management. Now, you can't really manage time of course; but you can manage how you respond to it, and you can certainly learn how to use it wisely. In this article, I'll offers pointers on how you can put your limited amount of time to the best possible use. Not only will implementing these techniques help you do better in school while carving out more time for yourself, while you're still in school you'll have a test-bed where you can refine these methods in anticipation of the day when you step fully into the business world. The Basics of … [Read more...]

Executive Time Management: How Time Management Changes As You Move From Middle Management To The VP/C-Suite Level

Executive Time Management: How Time Management Changes As You Move From Middle Management To The VP/C-Suite Level by Laura Stack #productivity

By the time you reach the upper tiers of management, you'll certainly be an expert at organizing and managing your work day—but you'll soon realize that things work a little differently at the C-Suite level. In particular, how you use your time and who you give it to undergoes significant changes. Priorities and responsibilities shift; sometimes subtly, often radically. There's much more to do, and the ante is higher: your actions impact the organization in ways undreamt of before. The modern business environment demands exceptional leadership, so you have to do whatever's necessary to enhance productivity and efficiency at all levels. Not least , you need to be able to juggle multiple projects without getting bogged down, while simultaneously balancing customer, employee, and … [Read more...]

Productivity Minute Video: Do Your Picky Standards Keep Others From Helping You

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro(R), shows you how your standards may be holding others back from assisting you. (C) 2010 Laura Stack https://theproductivitypro.com … [Read more...]

Productivity Minute Video: Get Things Done Without Doing it Yourself

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro(R), gives tips on conquering the to-do list without doing it all yourself. (C) 2010 Laura Stack. All Rights Reserved. www.theproductivitypro.com … [Read more...]

Time Management: Productivity Minute Video: Match Your Tasks to Your Energy Level

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro(R), discusses matching your tasks to your energy level throughout the day. Know your own rhythms and plan your work around them. (c) 2010 Laura Stack - All Rights Reserved www.TheProductivityPro.com … [Read more...]

Productivity Management from a SuperCompetent Perspective

Webinar 17. SuperCompetent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best by Laura Stack #productivity

As you probably know, John Wiley and Sons released my latest book, SuperCompetent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best, this past August 9. Like my previous books, SuperCompetent addresses productivity from an individual viewpoint, in this case describing how the reader can achieve career success by applying six specific productivity keys in the workplace. Within days of its release, a client asked me how SuperCompetent applies to managing people, not just individual productivity. In other words, how does the Six Keys philosophy work in a team environment? This set me to thinking, especially when I considered the issue of employee engagement (last month's newsletter article), and how that factor impacts productivity. Formulating the Matrix Because engagement is a … [Read more...]

Work Life Balance: Video – Getting Ready for the Next Day at Night

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro(R) shares how to make mornings easier by planning at night. (c) 2010 Laura Stack. All Rights Reserved … [Read more...]