Leader, do you find yourself wasting time on endless meetings? Here's the best way I've found to stop meetings from stealing my time. Don't have a meeting without an agenda or time limit Do not accept another meeting without an agenda and a time limit. There. That's it. Professional to professional meetings need boundaries If another professional wants to set up … [Read more...] about Wasting time on meetings? The best way to stop
Productivity Blog Posts
Productivity blog posts to equip you for personal effectiveness, especially in Christian ministry.
These productivity blog posts often focus on small changes in habits that can make a big difference to your personal effectiveness.
In these productivity blogs, I aim to provide you with tips that will help you get more quality work done and to reduce the amount of time you spend on unnecessary tasks.
There are productivity blog posts to help you set short term and long term goals, as well as deal with your daily to-do list, helping you to plan your time so that work on your most important priorities.
There are articles that deal with the art of delegating well, so that others benefit from increased responsibility, and you are freed to focus on what only you can do.
There are lots of productivity blog posts on how to reduce distractions, a big productivity killer in the workplace today. Learn how to leverage technology and engage with social media in ways that don't leave you unfocused on and unengaged with the important work you have at hand.
Some of the productivity blog posts deal with discovering the best tools for a job, whether it's managing tasks, planning your schedule, or dealing with things like email.
If you want to increase your personal effectiveness, then why not check out these productivity blog posts and try out a few of the tips and see if you can enjoy the benefits.
Procrastination is the Church Leader's deadly foe. It distracts us from doing God's will. Here's ten ways you can beat it: 1. Get to Sleep Early The times I have the worst struggle to beat procrastination is when I'm tired and lacking energy. This past week I came back from a conference that included around 10 hours of travelling and a couple of nights of "not as good … [Read more...] about Procrastination: The Church Leader’s Deadly Foe
Writing emails with military precision makes them highly effective and more likely to get the response you need quickly. Use a Keyword in Your Subject Line The first thing your recipient sees of your email, whether it's on a desktop computer, a mobile device or even in a notification, is your subject line. Use a keyword that states the purpose of the email. For … [Read more...] about Using Email with Military Precision
All leaders struggle with procrastination on occasion. Here are 5 proven ways to beat it. Move Around One of my most important triggers for procrastinating is a lack of energy. I've found that I am most likely to procrastinate when I've been stuck in the office at my desk all day. The best way I have found of combating this is to move around regularly during the day. … [Read more...] about Leaders and Procrastination: 5 Ways to Beat It
Journaling helps us think more clearly, learn more deeply, manage stress and align action with our goals. Journaling for productivity is an important tool. Great Leaders Keep a Journal As a leader, have you ever considered journaling? Perhaps you feel writing out the events of the day and how you feel about them is just too fluffy, too New Age? But I'm reminded that in … [Read more...] about Journaling for Productivity