Tips, tactics and strategies to help you have a Perfect Workday AND a lighter heart.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Do Not Disturb
Do you have a Do
Not Disturb sign you can hang on your office door, cubicle, chair, car
or around your neck?
Finding time and space to plan and work
uninterrupted is crucial if you’re going to reach your goals.
And yes, I get it that
many folks work in open workplaces or have houses full of kids, but you’ve got
to find a way to shut out the noise and interruptions.
I recently ran into a
manager who’ll take his laptop out to his car in the parking lot, get into the
back seat and work uninterrupted for an hour or so. I know people who block out
an hour after the kids go to bed say they can get more done. I’ve met entrepreneurs
who regularly rent a hotel room for a weekend and take their team to brainstorm
Look for ways to get
away, to not be disturbed, to reach your goals.
Mike Collins is president of The Perfect Workday Company, an information company based in The Research Triangle Region of North Carolina. He presents 100+ programs a year for organizations such as IBM, American Express, Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals and The John F. Kennedy Special Warfare School and Center.