Don’t Get Busy, Get Productive

When we feel totally overwhelmed our default reaction is often to either shut down totally or get ‘crazy busy’.
When we ‘get busy’ as a reaction to feeling overwhelmed, we are often still not really making headway. It is very often just reactive and does not really lead to progress. It is far better to be able to have a clear and focused picture of exactly what you need to do and then work smarter, not harder.

7 Tips to Have More Productive Meetings

Having too many meetings is a complaint often heard by those working in both the for profit and non-profit world. Meetings can be viewed as being a waste of time, having no clear purpose and lacking results. Meetings can, however, be a great way to make decisions, share ideas and work towards goals. Here are 7 tips to having more productive meetings.