Steve McClatchy in the News

Decide Wins Best Management Book of 2015 Award

Decide Is Named Winner in the 2015 Small Business Book Awards

Cleveland, OH, April 14, 2015 – Decide has been named a Community Choice Winner in the 2015 Small Business Book Awards in the category of Management.

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Essentials Over Incidentals

Letting maintenance dominate your productive time leads to gerbil-wheel discontent.  “Too much maintenance leads to the feelings of burn out and resentment. When you’re burned out it kills your productivity,” McClatchy said.  Burn out is your own discontent with a lack of things you want to do in your life. When you don’t plan for things that get you excited and make your life better you’re killing your productivity.  For a healthier approach, make it a priority to schedule exciting and fulfilling activities regularly.

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13 New Rules of Decluttering (O! The Oprah Magazine)

Looking to get organized this spring? O’s serviceable and soulful guide can help you make a plan, follow through and get started living—with less.

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5 Things Every New Boss Should Know (Men’s Health)

Being friendly and being authoritative aren’t mutually exclusive—as long as you’re consistently cordial with everyone. “Playing favorites or providing exceptions to certain people—especially friends from your old role—is a big mistake and will destroy trust within your team,” says Steve McClatchy

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The Business Impact of Tardiness (Entrepreneur Magazine)

In business, time management is never about managing time. Time is a known and stable factor. It can’t be managed; it can only be acknowledged or ignored, according to how much you appreciate its importance.

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Secrets of America’s Happiest Companies (Fast Company)

Disengaged workers cost the U.S. economy $350 billion a year in lost productivity. Here’s how the happiest companies boost morale and the bottom line.

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Secrets to Leadership Success (Investor’s Business Daily)

A million things to juggle this summer — at home and the office? How to stay cool when the heat is on . . . Anticipate getaways. There’s a reason it’s easier to get more done in the days before a break.

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Uma Thurman doesn’t believe in “balance” (WebMD)

You know, that balance we’re told holds the key to a happy, healthy life. That perfect equilibrium, where we make enough time for our kids, our spouses, our careers, our homes, our friends, and, oh yes, ourselves.

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