How to gain control of your free time

There are 168 hours in each week. How do we find time for what matters most? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam studies how busy people spend their lives, and she’s discovered that many of us drastically overestimate our commitments each week, while underestimating the time we have to ourselves.

Proposals: How to make them a point of difference, not a point of reference

Four changes you should make to your written proposals now – or else don’t respond.

The Secret to Leading Organizational Change Is Empathy

I’m working with a CEO who’s in the midst of rethinking her company’s strategy so it can better meet customer demands and thrive financially.

Why Your Meetings Stink—and What to Do About It

Dave, a senior VP at a large U.S. bank, was a strong one-on-one manager. However, 360-degree feedback revealed that he struggled in one critical area: leading effective meetings. Multiple employees described his meetings as “a time suck.”

A Selection of Our Favourite Books to Read in 2019

We’d like to share a selection of our favourite books to read in 2019 as recommended by our Coaches and Team.

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

The Knowledge Project helps you build a world-class multi-disciplinary education that you can use to make better decisions and live a more meaningful and productive life.

29 of the Most Gifted and Highly Recommended Books

It started with a simple question:

What book (or books) have you given away to people the most and why?

The email was sent to an interesting subset of people I’ve interacted with over the past year — CEOs, entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, hedge fund managers, and more.

Meet the 2018 Best Firms to Work For

Accounting Today’s Best Firms to Work For list ranks firms based on the best management practices, HR and benefits policies, firm cultures, and retention strategies, and offers a great insight into what makes a firm an employer of choice.