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Pigeon-proof Productivity

I was having dinner with friends and the conversation veered in many directions.  Not sure how we got on the topic but I was relating following story. Between my career in broadcasting and my current career, there was a period

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Create New Spaces for your Work

Today I am talking about virtual spaces rather than physical spaces. Did you know that the Mac OS and Windows both have ‘virtual desktops’.  These let you customize the desktop for different users on the computer (e.g. which folders are

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Joy Restoration

I think my new mission is Joy Restoration.  We’ve all had Joy.  I would even posit that it is our original state.  We may have had it removed through the careful application of social ‘normalization’, religious indoctrination and enforced maturation.

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Measurement is Management

This topic goes back to my very first blog entry on Productive Practice and it is sill one of the most important lessons I continue to work with and practice. Measurement is management.  The first step to change is measuring. 

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We need a runway for take-off and landing

I was on my yoga mat, in class, recently and had the following image;  the mat is like a little runway.  The practice we engage in, any practice, is both a jumping off spot and a place we land.  It

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3D Competence: Domain Knowledge v Core Competencies

As we develop ourselves and our professional skills there are those that are 100% portable and those that may or may not move with us as we move through our careers. I spent ten years in the training and development

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Rebranding Ourselves

Think of some of the brands of which you are most aware.  If I showed you this logo and asked you for a word or two, what would you say?  Search.  Innovation.  Technology. If I showed you this one? Quality.

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