The majority of us depend on an app, on our handheld device, for directions these days. You may have a personal favorite app for directions and driving, walking and even for hiking. Feel free to share the name of your favorite and why it’s your favorite in the comments section. Odds are good that if you’re under thirty years old you never saw, no less utilized, a paper map. The kind of fold out map that no one can quite get folded back up correctly once opened up. You may have seen these in … [Read more...]
Are You At A Dead End?
We have all been there. Even with your GPS ‘helping you out’. Driving a car in an unfamiliar area where you need to get to has you coming up against one dead end after another. Maybe the roads were renamed or the area has been redesigned and clearly the signal to the GPS has not been too good for awhile anyway. What to do? Some options when driving are to go back the way you came in and see if you might figure out another route to take. Look for someone to ask who might be able to guide … [Read more...]
How Do You Deal With Urgency?
Urgency is similar to art. It is in the mind of the viewer. What may be urgent to one person may not be as urgent to another person. Now this is not about life and death – this is about business, career advice and family. In my practice as an Executive Coach a fair portion of my one-on-one clients are in career transition. What does career transition mean? Here is what it means to me. First is the person who has been let go from their position. They may be relatively young and new to … [Read more...]
Where Do You Spend Your Time and Focus
Do you have an intentional method you regularly utilize to determine what you will spend your time on? In other words, what will your attention and focus be on and which items take priority over other items? This spans the spectrum from personal care, to family, to community to business and more. How do you determine what is going to be done first, second, third or in the ‘to do’ pile? For example in the personal category – do you shave first and shower second or shower first and shave … [Read more...]