Ten Routines To Improve Management

There are ten more areas that are right for improving your energy and for using rituals and routines to improve your management. Think about what you can do to create more automation in these areas:  Meandering meetings where nothing seems to be getting done. When you don’t say no when others ask you for help. Open door policies that leave you reacting to interruptions. Not delegating effectively. Only dealing with putting out fires in your workplace and not getting into more important strategic planning. Not feeling organized or having too much clutter to find what you need when you need it. Not having enough time to recuperate between meetings or events. Trying to multitask with too many things and not Read More

Three Keys To Being An Optimist – Part 2

Richard explains the importance of how we think about things.

Create Happiness

A couple of months our local community Foundation, The Pittsburgh Foundation, sponsored a “Pittburgh Gives”. This one day event encouraged individuals to contribute to their favorite non-profit organizations which would then be matched at 20% by the Foundation. During that 24 hour period over 7400 individuals donated over $2.8 million which was distributed to over 400 organizations from the arts to education to health and family services. The Event was rightfully called a great success! A couple of days later I wrote a brief letter to the editor of our local paper thanking the various foundations that were involved in this special day of giving and acknowledging that as a result of making my small contribution, I experienced a day Read More