Time Management – The Blog

How to prioritize and why you should do it

    When I run courses on Time Management I always ask people what it is they need to learn about. A topic that never fails to come up is prioritization.   People really struggle with this task. It’s a … Continue reading


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Are your objectives reactive or proactive?

    I had a very interesting discussion recently with someone who runs a help desk and it prompted me to think about the difference between reactive and proactive objectives.This is a very important distinction because it has a huge … Continue reading


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Tips for keeping your New Year’s Resolutions

  Did you keep your New Year’s Resolutions?   It’s the New Year. Time to take the decorations down and  check if you kept your New Year’s Resolutions from last year.     Did you keep your New Year’s Resolutions? … Continue reading


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Getting the basics right – why attention is so important

  A couple of weeks ago, in my blog Get the Basics Right First, I talked about the executive functions of your brain.     You’ll find more about that this today. The next executive function is attention.   Several … Continue reading


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Get the basics right first

  Executive functions of the brain Last week I attended the excellent Learning and the Brain conference in Boston. At this conference you get to hear neuroscientists and other researchers talking about their research and how it impacts on learning. … Continue reading


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Are your meetings this bad?

  I worked with Paul, a client a few years ago who was in a terrible state. He had taken over a department peopled with individuals who were struggling to meet even the most basic standards.   Paul was late … Continue reading


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Are you a hoarder?

If you look around your office or desktop, is it nice and clear or is it littered with piles of papers, letters, documents and other items that clutter it up?   This is an issue that I have come across … Continue reading


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Objectives that give you drastic change

What’s the difference between objectives that that dramatically improve your business and objectives that just keep things ticking over? Here’s a great question from a Grapevine reader about how to write objectives for two different kinds of people that illustrates … Continue reading


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