Meet your next productivity app: Nozbe

Perry Timms is smitten with a new work-management app [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q4_2019_final_co/84″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The market for task/project management tools is a crowded one. Jira, BaseCamp, Asana, Podio, Trello, Pivotal Tracker, Monday, Todoist: I’ve tried them all. I settled on Asana, as reviewed here as long ago as 2015. But, … Read more

Make space for your own sake

Equip yourself with the tools to create ‘space’, writes Kirsten Levermore [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2019_full_book/82″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Boarding a flight a few weeks ago, a snippet of conversation between two business travellers caught my attention. “Brainstorming in the bathroom stall had to be the low point of that quarter,” said one. … Read more

Be careful what you measure

Beware the Hawthorne Effect, notes Kate Cooper [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/39″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] In the 1950s, social scientist Henry A Landsberger knuckled down on one of the most valued meta studies – or research of research – ever carried out in the field of work. Essentially, Landsberger carried out a forensic … Read more

Lessons from the political entrepreneur

Politics and business can learn from each other, writes Patrick Woodman [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q4_2017_full_book/68″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The business-leader–turned-political-leader has been something of a theme over the last year. In the US, Donald Trump positioned himself as the man to bring business savviness to government, selling himself as the dealmaker needed … Read more

Fewer, better, stronger

  Fail to focus and your organization is doomed, writes Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2017_full_book/74″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button]   I have come to the view that managers cannot count. When I run workshops with senior leadership teams I ask them to write down their company’s top three initiatives and then list their replies … Read more

Managers key to productivity puzzle

The question of poor British economic productivity is finally coming into focus, finds Patrick Woodman [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2017_full_book/67″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Productivity has long been of interest to wonkish policymakers. Until recently, though, it has remained under the radar of most managers. Times are changing. Successive chancellors here in the UK have spoken … Read more

Marshall Goldsmith video: How to get better at almost everything

For several years, I’ve performed what some might consider an unusual daily ritual. At a pre-arranged time, I get a phone call from a person who I have hired solely for the purpose of listening to me report my scores on a brief self-test. The questions, which I wrote myself, function as a simple checklist … Read more

Fortify management’s toothless tigers

  Productivity is being hampered by armies of powerless executives [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”http://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/pdf_book_q2_2016_mid_res/71″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] What are the barriers standing between organizations and the successful execution of their strategies in 2016? The Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) latest annual Future Forecast asked 1,000 UK managers about their priorities and the challenges for … Read more