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September 5, 2014

Weekly Round-Up: On 9 Powerful Habits for Getting Important Things Done, How to Stop Sabotaging Your Productivity & Email Etiquette Rules Everyone Should Know

weekly round-up

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. Each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays I pull some of the best together here on my blog. So in case you’ve missed them, here is this week’s round-up of top posts.

They’ll provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.

  • 8 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Productivity and How to Stop
    By Amanda Poetker, Fast Company
    “Workplace productivity is no laughing matter. So why are companies doing so many funny things when it comes to helping their teams be productive?  Whether it is out of habit…”
  • 9 Powerful Habits for Getting Important Things Done
    By Peter Economy, Inc.
    “We all know that sinking feeling. The deadline is drawing closer and you haven't even started yet. You start to panic and a dull nausea sets in. Face it: There is nothing…”
  • 11 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know
    By Jacquelyn Smith & Vivian Giang, Business Insider  
    “Research has found that the average U.S. employee spends about a quarter of his or her time at work combing through the hundreds of emails each employee sends and receives each day…”
  • The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart
    By Salaman Khan, Khan Academy Blog
    My 5-year-­old son has just started reading. Every night, we lie on his bed and he reads a short book to me. Inevitably, he’ll hit a word that he has trouble with: last night the word…”
  • 5 Steps for Having Tough Conversations
    By Mary Jo Asmus, SmartBlog on Leadership
    “You don’t have to look hard to see that there are tough conversations that need to be had all around you. You may tend to avoid them, which isn’t a good strategy if you’re…”

 What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

-          David Grossman 


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