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Project management is a professional career choice for many individuals. Formal programs are available to become certified in the field...
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Avoiding the Road to Nowhere

Avoiding the Road to Nowhere

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  January 12, 2018
We’ve all done it.  We embrace the new year with a new perspective and goals we plan on achieving. We make resolutions in...
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Vickie Sokol Evans (RedCape) interviews Jennifer Wilmoth (McGhee Productivity Solutions) for Executive Secretary Magazine. Read it here.
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Hiring Smarter

Hiring Smarter

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  July 10, 2017
Making the right hire can be a daunting task. At MPS, we see hundreds of resumes each year and, although...
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Using Style Assessments to Become a Better Leader

Using Style Assessments to Become a Better Leader

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  July 10, 2017
As a leader, my ultimate goal is to have my staff be leaders. I want them to be able to...
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Is Talking Too Much Costing You Productivity?

Is Talking Too Much Costing You Productivity?

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  July 9, 2017
Geez, Tony, can I get a word in? I should’ve taken the stairs. This conversation won’t be completed today at...
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Replace Bad Habits with Good Ones

Replace Bad Habits with Good Ones

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  June 12, 2017
“First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they’ll eventually conquer you.”  - Rob Gilbert...
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Letting Yourself Say “ Can” To Your Dreams

Letting Yourself Say “ Can” To Your Dreams

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  June 12, 2017
What’s your dream? Maybe it’s that one wish that seems so hilariously unattainable that you don’t mind saying it out...
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As the workforce becomes more and more saturated with millennial's, the gap between us and the older generation becomes more...
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Staying Productive as a Working Mom

Staying Productive as a Working Mom

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  May 22, 2017
Being a mother of a 16-month-old boy and working full time, I’ve had to develop strategies to maintain my productivity....
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You’re Not Worthy!

You’re Not Worthy!

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  May 10, 2017
You are not worthy of success. You are not worthy of a better, more productive workday. You are not worthy...
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When Did We Stop Participating in Life?

When Did We Stop Participating in Life?

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  May 9, 2017
When was the last time you unplugged? I am talking about TRULY unplugging. No phone, no TV, no internet, no...
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Accountability Matters

Accountability Matters

By Mikaela Ruland  /  April 26, 2017
Accountability is an interesting topic. Unlike alignment, accountability is frequently talked about. Customers want accountability, leaders want accountability, most job...
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Accountability and Vacation

Accountability and Vacation

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  April 17, 2017
It’s been said many times: people like to have accountability, but it’s difficult to be accountable. This is true for...
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Optimization is, among other things, about maximizing the value of a resource or making the most effective use of it....
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Practicing What We Teach at MPS

Practicing What We Teach at MPS

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  January 6, 2017
It may sound like bragging, but I have the best job in the world. “Why?”, you may ask. I will...
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Let’s put our Cognitive Surplus to use

Let’s put our Cognitive Surplus to use

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  January 3, 2017
I consider myself a pretty organized person, but there are times I feel overwhelmed. At times like these I like...
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Out of Mind…But Not Out of Sight

Out of Mind…But Not Out of Sight

By Kelleeanne Desimone  /  August 19, 2016
I’ve spent years trying to reprogram my brain. At the age of 18 I was told I have Obsessive Compulsive...
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What drives personal productivity?  What thinking and behavior lead some people to “get the right things done”—an emerging definition of...
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