Productivity

As we move further into 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations continue to challenge individuals and organizations, alike.  Many business leaders are still struggling’or purposely waiting’to make decisions about mandating vaccinations…or simply encouraging them. And once a decision is made, what’s the next step? How is the strategy best executed?  At the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), we’re
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On this episode, we chat about five productivity experiments you can try out while stuck at home’including how to wake up early, reset your caffeine tolerance, and replace TV time with books. Topics covered include: How our wakeup time doesn’t affect our income or success level The downfalls of caffeine How to optimize your caffeine
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Most organizations fail in their attempt to modify organizational culture. In fact, only 15% of organizations who have attempted to change their cultures have reported success. But, there are commonalities in the approaches of those successful organizations, as revealed in the bestselling book Culture Renovation™ and corresponding research study by human capital research firm i4cp
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Takeaway: Track only the time you spend on your most important tasks. This makes the exercise less of a pain, and allows you to see, at a glance, how productive you actually are. Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes, 3s. Like most people, I find tracking my time a huge pain. While devices like the Timeular make the process somewhat
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On this episode, we chat about how to avoid “all or nothing” thinking’also known as the “eff it” effect, or the abstinence violation effect, if you want to get technical about it. Topics covered include: ⁃ Not being satisfied by partial success⁃ How the effect plays out across different time scales⁃ The idea of “sunk
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The turmoil that sparked last summer’s social justice and racial equity demonstrations shook political and social foundations. It also compelled corporate leaders to make unprecedented promises to address systemic inequities in the workplace and beyond’a survey fielded last June by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) showed that approximately 90% of the 216 organizations polled
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It’s impossible to read any business publication these days and not come away with the understanding that senior executives, functional leaders, and other business professionals are spending a lot of think time under the same topic umbrella’the future of work.  Some are asking the questions you’d expect: What will work encompass? Who will do it
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Takeaway: Reflect deeply on where your goals come from’whether you accept the default goals that are expected of you, or choose them for yourself. Accepting the default script puts you at risk of living out of alignment with your true self. Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes, 38s. I’ve been thinking a lot about goals lately.
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