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Dave Crenshaw has appeared in TIME magazine, Forbes, and on MSN Money. He has been interviewed on radio and TV stations across North America and is the President of the National Association of Productivity Coaches. His first book, The Myth of Multitasking: How ‘Doing It All’ Gets Nothing Done, has been published in six languages and is a time management best seller. His latest book, Invaluable: The Secret to Becoming Irreplaceable, was published in May by Jossey-Bass. Dave is an expert in helping you and your business become invaluable and has helped thousands of clients worldwide.


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This week’s question comes from Antonio in Montreal, Canada. Q: I went through your “Time Management Fundamentals” course. You said that when organizing tasks, anything between 5-15 minutes or of “no big importance” goes into the task reminders list. What happens when we have a lot of these tasks? Do you organize them
This week’s question comes from Natasha in Sydney, Australia. She asked: Q: I’ve read your articles on LinkedIn about Productive Leadership. I had a simple question. What should a good leader suggest for an employee to add on their professional development aspirations section in their performance review? Click to tweet this: 
This week’s question comes from Reilly in Harvard, Massachusetts. He asks: Q: I’m a sixteen-year-old entrepreneur. I watched your course “Building Your Professional Network” on LinkedIn Learning, and was curious if you had tips for someone who’s younger than most other business professionals. I find it difficult to
This week’s question comes from Iqbal in Letchworth Garden City, the UK. He asks: Q: I’m a fan of your time management course on LinkedIn Learning. I believe in the concept of a paperless office so I try to scan all of my pages. The issue is that as I am scanning the papers, they … Continue reading "Is your paperless office
This week’s question comes from Jen in Rosemount, Minnesota. She asks: Q: I work in emergency dispatch. People who perform well in this position have the ability to both type and listen to the conversation at the same time. If multitasking is something that people are unable to do, then what are these effective 911 … Continue reading
Do you have a weekly oasis for refreshment? This week’s question comes from Ihab in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. He asks: Q: Often during the weekend I have long, blank spaces in my calendar where I have nothing to do. However, I don’t want to create events during that day that are back-to-back and fill up … Continue reading "Here



Ever wonder what you’ll do when it’s time to move on from your small business? Plenty of entrepreneurs ignore the idea because they either feel too trapped or too overwhelmed. That outlook not only makes for a chaotic future, but also keeps you from creating real value in your small business. And that’s why I’m […] The post 3 Small Business
The most powerful way to master a skill is the one thing most people seek to avoid: Practice. Practice? Practice?! Yes, Allan Iverson from 2002…we’re talking about practice. Specifically, the character-building process of repetition. Consider the skills you never really think about anymore. Perhaps your fine motor skills. As a baby,