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Time Management: What is the IGDS Philosophy?

 

Are you focusing on the right tasks and activities?  Do you believe you are prioritizing your time and relationships pretty well?  Are you interested in some tips on how you could prioritize your life better?

I learned a great lesson concerning prioritizing nearly 30 years ago when I attended a real estate investing seminar.

The presenter started the presentation by asking […]

Time Management: What is the IGDS Philosophy?2019-11-08T08:49:57-05:00

Time Management: What Controls Your Time?

Always feel like you are running a little bit behind?  Are you endlessly taking phone calls and responding to text messages?  Does it feel like other people are controlling your life?  What controls our time?

That’s a great question.  What controls our time?  Tasks and activities in which we have total control, and tasks and activities in which we have […]

Time Management: What Controls Your Time?2019-09-19T10:08:19-05:00

Empowerment: What Does Empowerment Have to Do with Engagement?

According to businessdictionary.com, empowerment is the practice of sharing information, rewards, and power with employees so that they can take initiative and make decisions to solve problems and improve service and performance.  Empowerment is based on the idea that giving employees skills, resources, authority, opportunity, motivation, as well holding them responsible and accountable for outcomes of their actions, will […]

Empowerment: What Does Empowerment Have to Do with Engagement?2019-08-19T07:51:29-05:00

Empowerment: What Does Delegation Have to Do with Empowerment?

 

Job enlargement, job enrichment, and job rotation can enhance employee retention.  We were hired to do a certain job, we feel like we have mastered it, and we’re starting to feel kind of bored.  It is exciting to take on some new tasks and duties.  Delegation may be required.  Delegation can be empowering.

There are a number of good reasons […]

Empowerment: What Does Delegation Have to Do with Empowerment?2019-08-07T13:36:24-05:00

Empowerment: What is Empowerment?

 

It is sometimes difficult to keep up with the trendy terms, the technical jargon, and the buzzwords.  Here’s a new one:  empowerment.  Sounds like a fancy word for “someone dumping their work on me”.

So, what is empowerment?

What I have found is if you ask five different people that question, you will probably get five different answers.  But there are […]

Empowerment: What is Empowerment?2019-07-26T09:06:21-05:00
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