March 19, 2021

How Much Time is Your Team Spending on Value Creation?

Value Creation If you are reading this post you likely lead a professional services team or a team of knowledge workers.  For your organization, value creation […]
March 3, 2021

How I Will Prepare for 24 Hours Unplugged

Previously Unplugged The National Day of Unplugging is this Friday, March 5, 6pm – Saturday, March 6, 6pm,  twenty four hours, screen and TV free.  Despite […]
February 26, 2021

How Swimming Taught me Focus

Unplugged in Childhood In my childhood, being unplugged just meant not watching TV.  Neither cell phones nor smartphones were present.  This was in the 70’s and […]
February 17, 2021

Unplug to Rest

Rest Like Your Pet I grew up with dogs.  There were many basset hounds in our family.  These wrinkly creatures plod about in a mostly slow, […]
February 12, 2021

Unplug Like a Canadian

A Canadian National Day of Unplugging The countdown to the first Canadian Day of Unplugging is upon us.  Twenty-two days from today, corporate and non-profit teams […]
February 5, 2021

Busting the Busyness Culture

A Love of Busy I spent most of my career thinking that I was thriving on busyness.  As a management consultant, busyness via multi-tasking was rewarded.  […]
January 6, 2021

Uncertainty – A Gateway to Attention

Uncertainty in 2020 I enter into this new year as a different person.  Of course, each year I am a new version of myself.  However, this […]
January 1, 2021

Your Team’s Brain – Rewired

Remote Forever It is no secret that more remote working is here to stay, even after this pandemic is over.  A new role is emerging in […]
December 17, 2020

Unplug for a Day

Let’s Unplug There is a growing movement to support each other in taking a technology break.  Why? 79% of people admit technology distracts them from connecting […]
December 10, 2020

Choose Effectiveness Over Efficiency

“Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.”  – Peter Drucker, management guru In November, I posted an article about why you can […]
November 21, 2020

Do you have Virtual Meeting Overwhelm?

Connecting during COVID We are all experiencing more virtual meetings than ever before.  If we weren’t aware of too much screen time before COVID, we are […]