How to improve employee engagement with Practical Manager

State of Global Workplace reports that in year of 2021 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work. The economic consequences of this global "norm" are approximately $7 trillion in lost productivity. By looking at all this employee engagement...

Start fighting back against e-mails!

We just wanted to share another excellent article from 43 folders with you. Merlin quotes a new article from the New York Times about how organizations are finally starting to realize how big drag on productivity emails and instant messaging have become. Merlin asks...

Wasting time at the start of the week

We'll start off with the golden nugget about time: "Time that passes never returns.That’s why it ought to be a crime to steal other people’s time."This cuts both ways. Don't waste other people's time - and make sure you don't allow them to waste yours. We hope you...

Oh life… and Management

Here's the golden nugget of the day: "An incompetent manager treats minor tasks as major tasks -while major tasks do not get done at all." We all know somebody like that. Here's hoping it's not the person you see in the mirror in the mornings. In order to avoid this,...