Four Simple Ideas to Win Over Problem People

The biggest problems faced by the engineers and technology leaders are not about technology at all. People are the issue. And most technology workers (should I just say most people) are not prepared to deal with the challenges people bring. My mom – who worked for J.C. Penney for years – has often said that […]

127: How to Finish Those Unfinished Projects [Podcast]

Killing your pile of the unfinished

Do you have a pile of unfinished projects laying around? Those pesky projects tend to drain your energy as you see them in front of you begging for attention. We can throw them into the closet and ignore them, but some projects just need to be finished because – for whatever reason – they are important. […]

124: How to Read More in Less Time [Podcast]

Quick hints to read non-fiction faster

Have a stack of “to be read” books and magazines lying around? (My son, Daniel, labels his “to be read” TBR.) Want to get those reports at work read faster? A few years ago I got into reading faster. I will not call it speed reading because that conjures up images of those weird speed […]