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Fixing Burnout By Building a New Muscle

May 15, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Addressing Burnout:  Saying “No”

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout if its a bigger issue in your organization.***

When we work with professionals that are “burned out” or with leaders with teammates that are “burned out” one of the common issues that comes up is the ability … Read the rest

Are you allowing your team members to dream?

May 14, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Addressing Burnout: Making Dreams OK

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout.***

One recurring issue we see when working with clients on burnout is that a lot of times the person with burnout feels stuck (we notice this whether we are working directly with the person with burnout … Read the rest

How does a new product evolve? Does this give you some ideas?

May 13, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

How does a new product come into being?

Well it depends.

But let me tell you about the evolution of one of my products because I suspect it might spur some ideas for you in your business.

For a long time I’ve known my expertise is to help folks to Do Business Effectively().  But as you know, different clients come … Read the rest

Business Lessons from Space Shuttle Launches

May 12, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

The Space Shuttle Lifting Off

**NOTE:  This is a weekend edition with a lighter tone.**

Ever watch a space shuttle launch?

One of my favorite memories was watching a night launch of a space shuttle in the Florida.

And from that (what used to be) very common event I see a very important business lesson.

One things I always noticed, … Read the rest

Could this simple strategy reduce burnout?

May 11, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Addressing Burnout:  Clarity of Career Path

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout. We offer programs on burnout.***

Not everyone has a map.  That’s just the reality.

In fact when I work with many business owners I find out that they jumped into business because they saw a market opportunity or they started … Read the rest

Are You – or Your Team – Feeling Burnt Out?

May 10, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Addressing Burnout:  Setting Priorities

***NOTE:  This is a series of articles on the critically important subject of burnout.***

One thing we hear a lot about is “burnout”.  More and more people are feeling like they just can’t keep up. We hear from our corporate clients and we see it in our groups and when we speak.

And who hasn’t had … Read the rest

Is it Dangerous to Train Your Employees in Time Magicment(TM)?

May 9, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

“Success comes from good time management.”

I was recently talking to a CEO of a company that wanted to bring us in to do some Time Magicment() training.

The client told me “success comes from good time management”.

He gets it – and the need for getting the use of time right.

Now he wants his team to use this … Read the rest

Are you practicing regularly?

May 8, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

Are you getting your batting practice?

Have you been to a major league baseball game lately? Or ever?

Have you ever gotten there early?  (Very unrealistic with jobs and traffic for some of us, I know.)

For those of you that have gotten there early this isn’t a surprise.  But for those of you that haven’t maybe it is.

If … Read the rest

Are you tired of your employees interrupting you?

May 7, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

It’s one of the most common time management challenges we hear from managers.

“How do I keep my employees from interrupting me?”

For many managers they feel almost as if it would be easier to just do the work themselves! Who feels me?

But in the real world in most jobs and companies more work needs to be done than … Read the rest

How can we partner?

May 6, 2018 // R. Shawn McBride

How can we partner?

If you know me you know I am a big fan of partnerships.

I think great partnerships bring out elements of both partners that might not be fully utilized without the partner.

And, most importantly, good partnerships can create better products for your customers which will fuel growth and winning and competition!

Look at what I’ve … Read the rest


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