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Time Management

How are you spending time?

If there’s one thing we all want more of, it’s time. And as the days get shorter and the workload ramps up, you need to make sure you set some aside to optimize how you manage it. Nobody likes sitting in meetings where they feel like they’re not needed or getting CC’d on emails they don’t. Own your personal time management so you can optimize your work week and spend …

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Kickin’ the Tires Ain’t Enough

Every Eagle Scout knows that before you embark on a road trip, you need to do a bit more than kick the tires and top off the gas tank. When you got the friends and family loaded up, the last think you want is for your trip to be derailed by a preventable issue. That’s why it’s so important to check your dashboard, you must know where you are and …

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Your BT Mid-Year Leadership Tune-Up Guide

Leadership Reset Button This year is half done! The time has come to take a breath, take a moment and assess the progress of your leadership journey. How have you grown your leadership ability since January? How have your key New Year resolutions gone? How shall you hit the “reset” button for the second half of 2017? Let’s explore some of the actions you can you take to get your mindsets reset and refocus.

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Which Employee Efficiencies Most Improve Productivity?

Time management graphic Oil rig workers, executive management teams, production line managers, all need to find ways to manage a day better, and find more time for tasks and leadership functions. Recent research done by WebTorials finds that 70% of a typical employee’s day is spent communicating with other humans. Seems like honing interpesonal skills might reap significant rewards! Click through to find out more.

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2014 is Done – Time to Kick-Start January

Avoid Holidayitis! The end of 2014 is nigh, and 2015 looms. Some may still be pushing to tie off loose ends or “finish up the year strongly.” Others may already be succumbing to “holidayitis,” where tasks and commitments start to slip to “January.” Resist that mindset. Click through for more on avoiding Holidayitis.

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Take Steps to Run Better Meetings – Walk While You Talk

Walking has a lot of health benefits. And it seems those benefits extend to business meetings, if perspectives shared in a recent Harvard Business Review article are valid. Meetings on-the-move keep the discussion better focused, go deeper and have better outcomes (decisions) than meetings held sedentarily in conference rooms. So take your meetings for a walk! Click through for more on this interesting productivity boosting idea.

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A More Productive Mindset for Work in Six Steps

To be more productive, get started early, find a productive routine that works and stick to your plans. Stick to your guns, too: Don't let your e-mail inbox direct your day. That place is full of other people's agendas! Read on for more about the six habits (not seven?) of productive people according to Tim Ferriss and Eric Barker.

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