Tag: productivity

E681: Ask Coach – How Do I Improve Productivity

What would you do with an extra two hours a day?

E473: Improving Project Productivity

Productivity improvement is a natural result of proper planning and tracking.   Plan out all key tasks To be productive we have to plan Plan the who, what, when, where and how As a Project Manager / Business Owner it’s your job to make sure your teams have the tools they need Communicate your plans …

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E425: How Do You Find The Time To Get Things Done

Stop letting a lack of time keep you from reaching your goals. With many of the clients I work with, I hear the same struggles with reaching goals – a lack of time. So how do we overcome this challenge?   Attack your day with purpose Create a list of tasks to complete each day …

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E423: Tracking Project Productivity

To successfully meet our schedules we must monitor and adjust productivity.   Putting a target on paper is just the start If you plan to finish a task by next Friday you can’t wait until Thursday to determine if you are going to make it You have to monitor and track progress along the way …

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E401: Ask Coach – Is Your Estimated Productivity Right?

Manage your projects closely yo make sure production matches your estimate.   Establish benchmarks Look at estimating guides (just for a start) Compare to your experience and actual production Use your gut Make adjustments Job specific adjustments Seasonal effects on production The effects of your personnel Use historical feedback Tracking, monitoring and adjusting It could …

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E361: Getting Back At It

Welcome back to the first workday of the New Year, let’s make it a great one.

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E348: Tips For Getting Things Done with Todd Dawalt

Today we have a guest Coachcast. Todd Dawalt of Construction Leading Edge is here to give us some tips on getting people to do stuff.   You can find out more about Todd’s podcast at http://www.constructionleadingedge.com/ Or you can find his podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. Be sure to subscribe to his podcast, you are going …

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E183: Proactive Tracking

Take a proactive approach to managing your projects with strategic tracking. Are you planning or reacting?

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E181: Morning Safety Meetings

Having a morning safety meeting is the best tool for job site coordination and productivity. Are you hosting morning job site meetings?

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E166: Daily Productivity System

“Creating efficiency in our organization starts with us and our daily systems.” How is your system working for you?

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