May 3, 2021

Weekly Report 21-38

TIME MANAGEMENT IS THE PRINCIPAL COMPONENT OF LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS for most business owners and execs, but most are unprepared and/or unwilling to change their routines. But overcoming the challenges to optimal efficiency & effectiveness is not a complex or complicated process; it simply requires intention, focus and commitment to giving up old ‘habits’. The major... Continue
April 30, 2021

Weekly Report 21-37

EMPLOYEES RETURNING TO WORKPLACES AFTER FURLOUGH OR REMOTE WORK face a very different and (for many) emotional   landscape. Surveys have found up to 40% describing a decline in mental health, and attributing one factor being that “no supervisor had even called to ask ‘how are you doing?’ …While workplace topics don’t normally include complex or... Continue
April 23, 2021

Weekly Report 21-36

“ALL TRENDS INDICATE THAT ‘VIRTUAL’ MEETINGS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE FORSEEABLE FUTURE,” likely in hybrid form with groups in-office while others are remote. Effectiveness of these meetings can be optimized by attention to a few factors:   (1) As with in-person communication, shorter agendas are optimal to maintain focus and attention span, with fewer than seven... Continue
April 19, 2021

Weekly Report 21-34

“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whoever they are or whatever they do.”        ‘CONSPIRACY’ THEORIES KEEP INCREASING in response to today’s radical & inconsistent federal administration. Millions are utilizing social media to support extreme views ranging from “the Covid pandemic being a dark plot engineered... Continue
April 16, 2021

Weekly Report 21-33

CALIFORNIA COOL KIDS AND NORMAL FAMILIES ARE LEAVING IN DROVES. The state is a mess – “economically, fiscally, socially, educationally & culturally. But in each category there exist sufficient can-kicking options (or ‘spin’ opportunities) to soften the realities.” At least, there used to be; Now, big tech companies (including Tesla and HP), Silicon Valley mega-wealthy,... Continue