Do You Have Your Layover List Ready to Go?

November 11, 2019
Executive Coaching

Perhaps you are going to do some travelingduring the holiday season. You may be with others or by yourself, but eitherway, there may be lots of time available if you have an unexpected layover.

First,try to travel a day early to eliminate the stress of missing an event becauseyou arrived a day late.

Second, what a great time to make some calls to all of the folks you’ve beenmeaning to touch base with. By doing them all at one you’ll be efficient ANDmake some important connections during the holidays.

Now we come to the third thing:

The Layover List…

This is an itemized list of all of the long-term projects you must do,as well as things you’re trying figure out, but you haven’t had time to thinkabout them. Just take a separate sheet of paper for each project OR use aseparate screen on your iPad to do some intensive thinking.

And you thought that the time at the airportwould be wasted. You will actually be so caught up when you get a back to theoffice that others will be jealous.

This just in: In case you want to be one step ahead of the otherfolks in your organization-- they read my blog, too.  That means they are working on their LayoverList.  Looks like we have a competitionfor who in your office is going to get the most done. Ready, Set, GO!

Dan Chiodo

Passion. Charisma. Results. It’s those values and a desire to see others achieve them for themselves that led Dan to found iMPACT Training & Development, a firm which offers training to guide individuals into a higher level of performance through executive coaching, motivational speaking, staff training and organizational development.

CERTIFIED COACH

As a Certified Mastermind Executive Coach, Dan teaches courses in leadership development, communication, sales, customer service and time management, with a focus on hands-on learning strategies.

AUTHOR: PerfectTIMING

Dan’s experience and interest in time management led to writing his book PerfectTIMING which is available on his website, as well as Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and other books stores.

COMMUNICATION TRAINER

Dan also serves as the Senior Associate to Dr. Bill Wallisch, founder of MAIN Point, which is a communications firm that specializes in strategic communication skills for organizations worldwide. Clients include astronauts and cosmonauts of NASA, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, General Mills and the White House. MAINPoint also prepares well-known personalities for appearances on national television programs, such as Today, Nightline, Good Morning America and Meet the Press.

EXPERIENCE

Dan spent a great part of his career in the communications field, having served more than ten years as the President & Publisher of the Joplin (MO) Globe, which is one of the largest newspapers in Community Newspaper Holding’s (CNHI) groups of newspapers in the U.S.

Prior to that, Dan held several management positions with Ottaway Newspapers, the community newspaper division of Dow Jones, Inc. He has also worked at communications companies in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Minnesota and Missouri.

ACCREDITATION

Dan graduated from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. He also attended the American Press Institute, Reston, Va., the management studies program at Kellogg University, Chicago, Ill., and Leaderpoint Management Development Institute, Overland Park, Ks. He also taught at the Bloomsburg Journalism Institute, Bloomsburg, Penn., and at Ashland Community College, Ashland, Ky. Dan was an instructor for the Xerox Professional Selling Skills program and administrated it for several Ottaway newspapers.

INTERNATIONAL WORK

Dan’s assignments have taken him to countries such as Mexico, Panama, Australia, the UK and Dubai. He has also taught in the U.S. for companies such as General Mills, Nestle, Medtronic, Knutson Construction, the State of Missouri and Freeman Health System hospitals.

JOHN MAXWELL TRAINING

Dan is also on the John Maxwell Team of instructors and coaches, working with John to offer his courses throughout the country.


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