Be More Productive with Kory Kogon


Talent Champions with Diana Thomas brings you relevant and engaging discussion focused on issues facing the world of HR and talent development. Your host, Diana Thomas, is a prominent leader in the talent development space, not only as a seasoned talent VP for McDonald’s Corporation, but also as an executive coach and advisor to high-potential leaders.

We all have many demands on our time. How do you make sure you’re accomplishing the right things and using your allotted hours as efficiently as possible? Kory Kogon, author of The Five Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity and a VP in the FranklinCovey organization, shares tips, tricks, and prioritization methods for surviving in a fast-paced business world.

You can connect with Kory on LinkedIn or email her at

Efficiency Resources from Episode 5

Looking for more great content about efficiency, prioritization, and getting it all done? Check out these links that were discussed in the episode.

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About the Author

Diana Thomas

As a proven successful executive, Diana brings decades of experience, expertise and education to her coaching with business executives, teams and learning/talent leaders to increase their impact, inspire committed followership and engagement, and build strong diverse teams that pull together to achieve Winning Results. In addition to coaching, Diana is a partner and trainer with Clean Language for Coaches Resource Center. She is the co-author of the 2018 strategic leadership book, Be More Strategic in Business: How to win through Stronger Leadership and Smarter Decisions. Diana began her career as a McDonald’s restaurant crew member in 1979, and rose to become Vice President of Training, Learning & Development for McDonald’s USA. In this role, she led all aspects of training and development including the restaurant training curriculum at Hamburger University, McDonald’s global training center of excellence.

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