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Dave Crenshaw
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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 Joe in Toronto, Canada. Q: I watched your course on Time Management and loved it! However, I feel like a calendar takes too much time. I hate planning because I often would rather do something easier than the scheduled task. What should I do?  Click to tweet this: Your … Continue reading
This week’s question comes from Greg in Melbourne, Australia. He asks: Hi Dave! I really enjoyed your “Time Management” courses and I have a partner who really needs your help. Whenever I encourage her to take your course, she says she’s “too busy.” What should I do?  Click to tweet this: Have a
This week’s question comes from Christopher in Newark, New Jersey. Q: Hi Dave! I have lots of events coming up. While scheduling events, how do I prepare for accidents or sudden changes? Click to tweet this: When disruptions are unavoidable, your time is invaluable. Buffer time is interruption insurance. @DaveCrenshaw You may be
How do you respond when someone sends you a mean note? What do you do when someone anonymously gives you “drive by criticism” intended to tear you down? It’s a problem we all must deal with at some point. In this video I share how I chose to respond to one of these messages… Click … Continue reading "I got a mean
This week’s question comes from Laura. Q: It feels like I have too many tasks. On one hand there’s my email inbox. Then there’s my notebook, then there’s my long to-do list. I have so many things. Please advise me on how to progress. Click to tweet this: Is your workload at capacity? Expand your horizons! …
This week’s question comes from Ramzi in Quebec, Canada. Q: I have tried for a long time to find the best career where I will be fully satisfied, but I’m having a hard time finding it. What do you feel is the best formula to find the right career, Dave? Click to tweet this: If … Continue reading "3 Steps to Find Your Dream



Not every customer is your dream customer. In fact, some can siphon the focus right out of you. First, a quick confession: I’m a big geek who plays video games almost every day. Scheduling time for leisure helps me manage my day more effectively. I both work and play on my Xidax computer. Xidax allows geeks … Continue reading "
Racing heartbeat, sweaty palms, furrowed brow—all sure signs you’ve been dealing with an angry customer. But that toxic situation is sure to go from bad to worse if you don’t know how to keep your cool. That’s why my super speedy slice will show you how to handle those hostile customers faster than you can […] The post How to Respond to
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