Archives for August 2013

Pictures from Kennebunkport

The tranquility of Cape Porpoise Harbor I love what ends up in here…

Checking In and Checking Out

Checking in and checking out from Hugh Blane on Vimeo.

Perspective is everything

Over the weekend the lovely Ms. Alyson and I took our dog, Brooks, to the Snoqualmie River to let him cool off in the river. Standing in eighteen inches of water I was struck by how clear the water was. Here’s what I saw. When I turned around to watch a hang glider in the […]

What is the most overused and underutilized productivity tool in a leaders, teams or organizations toolkit?

No, it’s not email, voicemail, or meeting requests. It’s the performance inhibiting, frustration inducing and all too pervasive meeting. Meetings have gotten a bad wrap because of a pervasive misconception that meetings are designed primarily as a vehicle for sharing information and fostering discussion. They can be effective in that way, but only when there […]

Monday Morning Minute 08-19-2013

Why your workouts are not good for you from Hugh Blane on Vimeo.

Why leaders need to think of themselves as marketers and NOT leaders

Why leaders need to think of themselves as marketers and not leaders from Hugh Blane on Vimeo.

Eliminating Distractions in 3 Easy Steps

Eliminating Distractions in 3 Easy Steps from Hugh Blane on Vimeo.