Prevent frustration and overwork with these powerful, yet simple tools

When working on a team, have you ever been frustrated because a project did not turn out quite right? It turns out that our expectations are often linked to frustration and overwork. If we want to prevent frustration, we must consider how we communicate our personal expectations. Consider these questions: How often do you clearly […]

Direct statements

We all have things we wish we could come right out and say, but often don’t for our own reasons. We may want to preserve a relationship, not hurt someone’s feelings, or reveal what we truly think. We beat around the bush hoping that they might pick up what we’re trying to say. Usually, this […]

Communicate early and often

I’ve experienced it and I’m sure you have too. You’re getting close to a deadline for a project and you’re waiting on 12 essential details to complete everything.  You’re so close to the deadline that having any conversations or communication will KEEP you from completing the project.  So what do you do?  You skip them… and […]