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In these disparate environments—cockpits and hospitals and IT workgroups—the right behaviors did not evolve naturally. Nurses weren’t “naturally” given enough space to work without distraction, and programmers weren’t “naturally” left alone to focus on coding. Instead, leaders had to reshape the environment consciously. With some simple...
Organization is a gift that wise teachers give their students, and it is a gift that is useful long after the goodbyes are said in May. In Organization Made Easy!, we devote an entire chapter to organizing students. One of...
If you are a Pinterest user, have you looked at my boards? Check out Pinterest.com/DrFrankBuck. The boards are built around “The 5 Keys to Organization & Time Management.” You will see a board devoted to each of the following: Handle the Papers...
You are never at a loss for things to do. The piles of papers, sticky notes around the perimeter of the computer monitor, and notes scrawled across numerous legal pads are monuments to the demands on our time. We know...
The title of the post is taken from a chapter title of an old time-management nugget. Time Power (1987) by Dr. Charles Hobbs, is one of the hallmark books on time management. Since its publication, much in our world has changed,...
Over the years, I saw many resumes and received many phone calls from people looking for teaching jobs. Some are more innovative than others. This one, got my attention… No, it was not one sent to me. You can view...
One principal who helped mentor me described the end of the school year as “…like being on a sled going down a steep, snow-covered hill. Things just get faster and faster and there’s nothing you can do about it. You...
When you or I question a practice that seems to defy logic, the answer is likely to be, “That’s the way we’ve always done it.” The response shifts whatever blame there may be to some unnamed person at some unnamed...