’Tis the season of Goodwill although you could be forgiven for thinking it wasn’t, when you look around the stores and see people trampling over each other during Black Friday for the latest “Must Have” item. Continue reading
Sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it? As busy people, we sometimes think we need to avoid people as much as possible in the workplace; make conversations as short as possible; end meetings as quickly as possible; communicate using text and email as much as possible.
Well, here’s a perspective you may not have considered before — there are really just two types of time management challenges: people and process.
I remember as a kid, my father explaining to me that business is no more complicated than people working with others (who are called colleagues and vendors) to serve other people (who are called customers) and that money is the fruit that falls from the tree when we serve each other well. Continue reading