Creating a todo list that doesn’t work is easy, creating one that works is easy too! In this article I show 3 rules to create a todo list that works and creates time for what is important.
FrankContrepois.com is about living a life where changes are opportunities and crises do not stack up. Overcoming a crisis is the fastest way to improve. It’s how we survived as a specie, a crisis will make your body generate the right hormones (like adrenaline) that will push your brain and body to evolve, resulting in a better YOU. A big change just happened or … Read More
LIFE is too complex to be balanced The idea of work/life(style) balance has been extremely useful to introduce priorities and goals outside of work. It is not surprising that work/life balance has gained momentum when the majority of people started to marry for -real- love, when going back home became a positive experience and staying at work to avoid home became the exception. Work/life balance was … Read More
Congratulations, you’ve been assigned a new team! It might be a temporary thing, or a long term relationship, but it starts today. And today you’ll have to make your first impression, create a team culture from the first team meeting. You want to deliver a pitch that will energize, give a sense of direction and will establish you as a leader. But what is the … Read More
In “Turn the ship around“, Captain David Marquet, explains how he changed the usual military “leader-follower” style of command into a “leader-leader” approach, transforming his nuclear submarine from the worst one in the US navy to the best one, within a year! One key aspect of this transformation is David’s use of 7 questions and sentences, to empower subordinates, enabling more … Read More
You have a spam filter for the unsolicited advertisement, but do you have a filter for unsolicited or useless work e-mails? This post is about reducing the amount of e-mail triggered distractions by separating e-mails into three groups: e-mails where you are the main recipient (To) and that you need to read. e-mails used by others to offload part of their responsibilities on you (CC). … Read More
Sorry is translated into “I have failed and I take all the blame”. Why are you taking all the blame when most of the time you’ve not failed, nor offended, nor feel regrets? Moving from a sorry sentence to a thank you sentence is a great way to turn a negative message into a positive one and have a great start with your … Read More
I want to ensure my blog does the best possible job in helping you. So I need to know more about you! To do that I’ve create the 2015 reader survey Please take some time to fill the survey. By doing so you’ll be helping yourself. Because I’ll be able to create content more interesting and relevant to you. Your feedback is … Read More