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written by Mick Ukleja

7 Things That Drive Your Core Strengths…And Make You Unique

At your core there exists a unique set of abilities. We refer to them as strengths. These are not difficult to discover.  There are many “strength finder” type assessments that are more than capable of pointing these abilities out. What usually goes unnoticed are the multiple enablers that surround our lives and enhance our abilities.  […]

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08.10.2016
control your gadgets
written by Mick Ukleja

Email Insanity and Other Neurotic Behaviors

4 Guidelines For Staying In Control

The Boston Consulting Group gives some interesting trends. By 2016 there will be 3 billion internet users globally—almost half the world’s population. The internet economy will reach $4.2 Trillion in the G-20 economies. As a national economy it would rank in the world’s top five, only behind the U.S., China, Japan, and India, but ahead […]

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09.18.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

SANTA CLAUSE’S SECRET FOR GETTING THE “RIGHT” THINGS DONE

Be Wise…..Prioritize! Now we know Santa manages a large staff and produces a huge volume of products.  He is obviously very skilled at producing the right culture and motivating a very large workforce with a variety of talents.  I’m sure he deals with the budgetary constraints that come from running a worldwide enterprise. Yet there […]

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12.19.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

LIFE: NO BRAKES, NO REVERSE GEARS, NO WARRANTIES

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” Albert Einstein We manage time, waste time, spend time, save time.  We wish the time would come.  We wish the time would pass.  We see time fly.  We feel time drag.  We watch clocks and carry calendars, creating the illusion that we […]

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08.29.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

MULTITASKING – Part II

What Does Science Say? The concept of multitasking has grown in concert with the rapid increase in technology. For me on a personal level, this has blurred stopping points, boundaries, and finish lines. You’ve experienced this. No matter where we retreat, our work follows us closely. Like a bad rash, we know that scratching the […]

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06.12.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

MULTITASKING

Is Multi-focusing Possible? When we hear admonitions like, “eat less”, “floss your teeth”, “exercise more”, we know intuitively that we should.  Yet we often live as though it’s not true.  In a similar way, deep down inside we have this sneaking suspicion that ricocheting from one thing to another is not as productive as we […]

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06.05.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

WHAT WOULD YOU GIVE UP FOR THE INTERNET?

[Email Insanity and Other Neurotic Behaviors] The Boston Consulting Group (www.bcg.com)  gives some interesting trends.  By 2016 there will be 3 billion internet users globally—almost half the world’s population.  The internet economy will reach $4.2 Trillion in the G-20 economies.  As a national economy it would rank in the world’s top five, only behind the U.S., […]

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03.27.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO BE ON A WAITING LIST

It’s been quite a month. Two notable deaths, and the remembrance of one notable birth. Two notable men gone. Kim Jong II. He was the dictator/god of North Korea, a man from the East. Christopher Hitchens was the iconic leader of the emerging atheist class of the West. Neither one died because they were penniless. […]

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12.20.2011
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