Monthly Archive:: June 2016
Time management is a booming business—everyone wants to get more done and control time wasters. But for Christians the need to manage time is even more urgent. by Mike Bennett Time management experts and philosophers are fond of reminding us that our time is our life. Whatever controls our time, controls our life. Most of us
ANETT GRANT 06.04.16 5:00 AM “I can’t wait until I retire so I can finally be myself again.” I heard those words from a colleague at a meeting of a professional group I belong to and sighed with disappointment. I can’t imagine carrying the weight of inauthenticity around with me my whole career. Then again,
JOHN RAMPTON 06.02.16 5:00 AM Your work isn’t always going to run smoothly, and passive-aggressiveness won’t change that. Instead of simmering in silence or working behind the scenes to get even, asserting yourself can actually make things better. The reason many of us don’t respond to obstacles in the workplace this way, though, is because we
In the past, time management experts would recommend that you divide up your work into A tasks, B tasks, and C tasks. The concept was to do the A tasks first, then the B tasks, then the C tasks, when you can get to them. If priorities changed, you just changed the order of your
More than 15 years ago, my company and several others pioneered a novel approach to understanding consumers: engage with them through private, online communities. For the first time ever, brands had an ongoing dialogue with customers. Over the years, online community research has matured from novelty to necessity – an essential tool for marketing professionals.