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Casey Moore

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Casey’s eTip: Delegate with Specificity

Delegating is hard and holding people accountable even harder. Here's one way to make both easier… Casey's eTip: Delegate with Specificity Force yourself to be specific… *Give the due date and maybe time, e.g., by EOB Wednesday (it's not demanding; it helps people prioritize) *Give a sense of the finished…
June 18, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Breathe While Checking Inboxes

They've finally done a (not very) scientific study of a phenomena I've been observing in my clients for years. Here's what I tell them (and now you!)... Casey's eTip: Breathe While Checking Inboxes A former IT executive has coined the term "screen apnea" to describe the common phenomena of holding…
June 11, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Ask 5 Questions to Run Effective Meetings

Meandering, pointless meetings waste time and so much money. To avoid this pitfall… Casey's eTip: Ask 5 Questions to Run Effective Meetings Here are the five questions to ask at the beginning of each meeting, whether it consists of two people or thirty. They form the acronym TOSCA™. Ask (and…
June 4, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Do One Thing at a Time

Multi-tasking makes your productivity decline and your mistakes increase. Research shows that doing two tasks simultaneously or switching rapidly between them can steal up to 40 percent of your productive time. The solution? Casey's eTip: Do One Thing at a Time Complete one activity before you start the next. The…
May 26, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Stop and Listen to Your Needs

Self-care is an important component of sustainably high productivity. It begins when you… Casey's eTip: Stop and Listen to Your Needs Effective self-care occurs through small acts in the present moment throughout each day. I invite you to pause now, tune in to your body and ask yourself "What do…
May 22, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Set Your Timer for Five Minutes

Some tasks can be difficult to begin. They may evoke uncertainty, anxiety, dismay and even dread. It helps to… Casey's eTip: Set Your Timer for Five Minutes Promise yourself that you'll do what you can for five minutes and then you get to stop and call it a win. Repeat…
May 14, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Rely on Your Wise Future Self

So many solutions to life's problems arise when we shift our perspective. It helps to... Casey's eTip: Rely on Your Wise Future Self One particularly effective way to shift your thinking is to consider how your wise, wizened 90-year-old future self might view your situation. Would that elder even think…
April 30, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Solicit Feedback to Keep Growing

Getting feedback about our performance or how we're being perceived can be wonderful and/or hard to hear, but it's often quite helpful. You might… Casey's eTip: Solicit Feedback to Keep Growing There are many ways to invite information from those you trust and respect (or really need to work with…
April 24, 2024
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Casey’s eTip: Find Ways to Edit Your Meetings

If you attend lots of meetings each week, ask yourself: Are these meetings useful, pushing projects forward appreciably? If so, great. If not… Casey's eTip: Find Ways to Edit Your Meetings It might be time for a meetings inventory. Ask yourself questions like these for each meeting you "must" attend:…
April 16, 2024