The Productivity Pro

The Productivity Pro

Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro, is a productivity expert who provides training and keynotes on office productivity, personal productivity, time management

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Overlearn. A 2015 study proved focusing this way enhances long-term skill retention. #Productivity Pro Tip 3246
If a big task doesn't fit your team goals or core values, ask yourself why you're doing it. #Productivity Pro Tip 3245
Learning how to be a top-gun keynoter from the #Wingman @waldowaldman #pushitup
Don't gripe aloud at work, even to people you consider friends. Someone will report you. #Productivity Pro Tip 3243
Before you start a task, estimate the time it will take so you can schedule it properly. #Productivity Pro Tip 3242
Want to boost team productivity? Encourage individuality and creativity. #Productivity Pro Tip 3241
RT @Insperity: Are You One of the 2.5 Percent? Six Hints You May Be a Supertasker #productivity via @laurastack
RT @BobBurg: Right on-the-mark #business wisdom from Laura! RT @laurastack: First Things First: Four Steps Toward Developing a Culture of P…
Want to supercharge your productivity? Learn to say no! via @cerebralselling's @dpriemer h/t @quotable
The Intimate Tie Between Customer Experience & Employee Experience via @MakingTheNumber h/t @quotable
Where Do You Fit On The Digital Maturity Curve? via @mysales4life h/t @quotable
The Key to Accountability is Ownership via @engagecolleen h/t @quotable
The Sales Improvement You Need Will Not Be Found in Tools via @iannarino h/t @quotable
What It Takes to be a Chief Sales Officer Today via @danperrybrevet h/t @quotable
Guiding Principles for Sales Content and Communications via @saleshood's @elaycohen h/t @quotable

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Call them dinosaur-brains or Neanderthals, there are people in every business who live to make us miserable. They aren’t necessarily actively toxic, but some are so rude, bureaucratic, and/or annoying, your automatic response may be to disengage from them and your work. As well all know, disengagement kills productivity.
We all know the expression “first things first.” But what’s a high priority to one person might have low value to another, so it takes time to get everyone on a team on the same page with projects and deadlines. Effective prioritization requires teamwork, training, and trust for it to become automatic. Your team may not have arrived there yet, as it requires what the military calls "time in grade."
Pleased to have my book FASTER TOGETHER: Accelerating Your Team's Productivity listed in this @Inc piece!
Denver leaders! Don't miss Kathy Cooperman, CPC and 30+ year executive coach, at LEADERSHIP USA COLORADO on Tuesday, June 19, at the Curtis Ballroom in the DTC from 9:00 to 2:30, as she speaks on " The Leader as Coach: A Process to Guide Team Members Toward Positive Action.” We will practice writing feedback and then practice delivering feedback in practice sessions. Taking away the judgment and being factual sounds simple but not so easy when giving feedback in the workplace. Eligible for 4.5 HRCI and SHRM re-certification credits. $299 members, $499 non-members. Session Includes: Seminar, Breakfast, Lunch, Parking, and Materials Register at or email or call John Stack at 303-471-7401 with questions. Hope to see you there!
Bring on the hammock and more memorable, meaningful time - all you have to do is read Laura Vanderkam's new book: Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done"! I was lucky enough to receive an advance copy and love it! I've been teaching and writing on productivity topics for 25+ years but still learned several mindset shifts to help me feel calm on the busiest days. Highly recommended!

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