The ROI of Happiness

November 19, 2018

Happiness is part of your bottom line equation

Years ago when I offered self-esteem training for teens and their parents, we did muscle testing to show the connection between what you were thinking and your physical strength. When someone felt …

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Being a Productivity Bada$$

July 14, 2017

Lessons from an Intern

We were very pleased to host our first New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) student this summer. Here are Cristina Bregel’s thoughts on productivity…

Oh, hello Catherine’s readers. It is nice to finally write to you. I’m …

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Stop Your Grumblin’

May 29, 2017

Positivity and Productivity

Everything was going well. But I was so cranky.

I love my work, training business people to improve their communication skills with colleagues and clients. It truly is my passion.

Yet even the Champions for Change can …

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Gain 150 Hours per Year

May 15, 2017

5 Steps to Organize and Boost Productivity

In my last post, we talked about the cost of the collection of clutter at work. Why bother to organize your workspace? The typical executive loses 150 hours a year (almost an

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77% said it Damaged their Productivity

May 1, 2017

4 Lessons I Learned By Fixing It

The same problem had a negative impact on the lives of 90%. More than 50% said it affected their motivation. 40% reported it hurt their professional image.

The answer:  Clutter. Based on these …

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Productivity: Tune into Your Work

December 19, 2016

The Impact of Music

We’ve all had one of those days – tons to do but you can’t seem to concentrate to get anything done at work.

Maybe the silence is deafening. This project is the last thing you want …

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email efficiency

12 Tips to Improve Email Efficiency

February 8, 2016

Easy Ways to Be More Productive

All we really have in this life is time and energy. Wouldn’t it be great to spend less of both on email? Yes! Here’s to email efficiency.

Email is a wonderful technology, but it …

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Is Training Necessary?

January 28, 2013

Sometimes I get a call from a client who thinks they need training, and training is not the answer.

A needs assessment is key before starting any training project.

People often want to rush by the needs assessment to save …

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