Time Management Matrix: Four Quadrants

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Highly effective people don’t really manage time, they manage themselves. Instead of being caught up in things, they plan and execute according to what matters most. I already introduced a Gold Time Management Technique in the past, but it…

What is Your Leadership Team’s Confidence/Caution Ratio?

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There’s a business management principle called the Builder/Protector Ratio that measures the extent to which a company operates with confidence vs. caution. It’s an important analytical tool that allows a leadership team to assess the company’s…

Dreaded Performance Reviews – A New Approach Based on Common Sense

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According to Marcus Buckingham, author of First Break All the Rules, and a more recent White Paper called “Next-Generation Performance Management,” here’s how great managers manage: “They define very clearly the outcomes they want,…