A new report requested by Idaho state lawmakers found that state agencies that do contracting for services have inconsistent staff training and no formal way of monitoring contracts in place.
The report from the Office of Performance Evaluations recommends more training and following lists of best practices, but the state agency in charge of purchasing said ...
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The biggest single time management and productivity killer is distractions. Interruptions, email, multitasking and a dozen other different distractions cause significant loss of productivity, which translates to lost money. And, the bigger problem is not the distraction itself, which could only be a five-minute chat with a co-worker popping into your office. It entails stopping [...]
A dear, witty friend of mine once told me that football is like pizza. When it is good, it is really good, and when it is bad, it is still pretty good. I reminded my friend of this after we all learned of coach Chris Petersen’s departure from the Boise State University football team. His [...]