3 Ways to Become More Productive

Recently I was interviewed by my friend, Steve Harper, to help his clients at OwnerInsite become more productive and solve some of their productivity challenges. OwnerInsite offers construction project management software, but the advice Steve pulled out of me is relevant for any busy professional. In this 13 minute interview, I explain how construction professionals (and others) can […]

Empowered Productivity Training Results: Pays Off ‘Immediately’

Customer Spotlight: PinnacleART  Thinking about investing in productivity training for your company? You probably have lots of questions: What will employees learn? What will the results be? And how soon will you start seeing those results? Today’s article spotlights one of our great clients, PinnacleART, and their Empowered Productivity training results. PinnacleART’s Success PinnacleART has experienced dramatic […]

Work Without Walls Review: A ‘Must-Read’

  My latest book, Work Without Walls, has been steadily gaining momentum since its launch in February. It’s great to see the book resonating with readers and reviewers who want to learn how to create thriving, productive workplace cultures. I’m especially excited about the latest Work Without Walls review. The influential Kirkus Reviews calls the […]

Why You Don’t Need More Time Management Tips

My latest article for Harvard Business Review is based on something that happens to me a lot as a productivity trainer: Executives want me to teach their team time management tips and techniques to help them be more productive. But, in talking to them, it becomes clear that their staff doesn’t need time management tips […]

Sneak Peek: My New Guide to Corporate Productivity

Today, the nature of work has been upended. So what are the new rules for cultivating corporate productivity? I explore that question in my brand-new book. It’s called Work Without Walls: An Executive’s Guide to Attention Management, Productivity, and the Future of Work.    It will be available for pre-order on Amazon very soon. In the meantime, here’s a […]

Feeling Overwhelmed? Here’s the Way Out

Do more with less. Those words permeate most workplaces today, leaving employees feeling overwhelmed, stressed and baffled about how to navigate everything expected of them. That’s the situation that “David,” a project control engineer working in construction in the Northeast, found himself in. (I’m using a pseudonym to protect his privacy—his boss doesn’t know how overwhelmed […]

A Productivity Trainer Takes a Coffee Break

You might not expect subjects like chocolate, exercise and “The Blacklist” to come up when you go for coffee with a productivity trainer. But that’s what happened when Melissa Lombard featured me on her blog Coffee With a Stranger. Melissa works in real estate in Austin and, for almost three years, she’s been doing a […]

Some Thoughts on Twitter (University Social Media Ban Conclusion)

This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. This is the conclusion of my interview with Charles Palmer, the Executive Director of the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies, of Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. Please click the link at the top of the page to read the earlier parts. Please click below to hear […]

Unleash Your Genius: Conversation with Dr. John Dovidio of Yale, Part 5

(For the introduction to this interview, click here.  For Part 1, click here.  For Part 2, click here. For Part 3, click here. For Part 4, click here.) Click to Listen (6 1/2 minutes) MT: This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. Thanks for listening to the fifth and final part of my interview with Dr. […]

Taming Technology: Conversation with Dr. John Dovidio of Yale, Part 4

(For the introduction to this interview, click here.  For Part 1, click here.  For Part 2, click here. For Part 3, click here.)   Click to Listen (4 1/2 minutes) MT: This is Maura Thomas from RegainYourTime.com. Thanks for coming back to hear part four of my interview with Dr. John Dovidio, psychology professor at […]