MC093: How to Stay Focused on What is Important and How to Get Things Done

By December 14, 2016 Uncategorized
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Hello Metalworking Nation! We welcome you to another episode of MakingChips. On today’s episode, we share some tips that will help you stay productive and battle distractions. From resisting the temptation of checking email first thing in the morning to minimizing distractions in the workplace, we’ll give you some guidance on ways to avoid being unproductive. In Manufacturing News, we discuss bringing back American manufacturing as well as McDonald’s attempt to combat the fight for $15 minimum wage with automated, self-service kiosks.


Episode Structure:
[01:10] – Alro Steel
[03:30] – Big News at ZENGER’S
[06:10] – Manufacturing News
[12:05] – Getting Focused
[17:14] – Running Into Distractions
[20:15] – Exercising Options
[23:14] – Letting Go of Micromanagement
[27:38] – Scheduling
[30:04] – Three Tips
[33:45] – Looking to 2017
[35:00] – Conclusion of Episode

Mentioned in this Episode:
Alro Steel | American Metal Supplier
Manufacturing News
Manufacturing News | 2
MC071: Analyzing the Performance of the Manufacturing Sector with Senior Economist Bill Strauss (Part 1)
MC072: Analyzing the Performance of the Manufacturing Sector with Senior Economist Bill Strauss (Part 2)

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