Peter Bregman Archive
Published December 14, 2012
Managing our time needs to become a ritual, too. Not simply a list or a vague sense of our priorities. That's not consistent or deliberate. It needs to be an ongoing process we follow no matter what to keep us focused on our priorities throughout the day.
Published December 07, 2012
I moved from an outside office to a home office because I wanted to spend more time with my family. But now I’m always in my home office.
Published December 03, 2012
Research shows that an ability to resist urges will improve your relationships, increase your dependability, and raise your performance.
Published November 08, 2012
It was lunchtime and the seven of us — two kids and five adults — would be in the car for the next three hours as we drove from New York City to upstate Connecticut for the weekend.
Published October 18, 2012
Right now, focusing on the present business environment will cause businesses to fly over their handlebars. This is not the time to look at the present. It's the time to look ten feet, or ten months, ahead.
Published October 12, 2012
The idea of immediate results is alluring. Almost all of advertising is built on the notion that if you just buy this (whatever it is), then you'll instantly have love, success, and power.
Published October 05, 2012
Countering someone's negativity with your positivity doesn't work because it's argumentative.
Published September 28, 2012
Unplugging and stopping everything for a minute might be a pretty good solution for whenever things aren't working in life.
Published September 21, 2012
The typical advice you hear about working with people you don't like is simply to depersonalize the relationship. Just transact whatever business you need to with them and move on. In other words: Grin and bear it. But I have found that almost impossible to do
Published September 13, 2012
We've all heard the notion that we're our own harshest critic. But shouldn't we treat ourselves with at least the same respect shown by a first grade teacher toward her students? Why don't we?