Tag Archives: Goals
What difference does it make?

  Do your people know the difference they make and how they contribute to your company goals and objectives?     Is it really necessary for people to know how their goals fit into the big picture? If so, why? … Continue reading

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You need to have more meetings

  Here’s an interesting thought – do you need to have more meetings? Usually people on my workshops complain they have too many meetings. In fact during more than 20 years of running workshops and courses on Time Management and … Continue reading

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Objectives or tasks?

    I quite often get asked questions about objectives by people who come along to our website. Here’s one that crops up a lot:How do you differentiate between tasks and objectives?       Some people call small objectives … 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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What if you were Tom’s manager?

  Last week we examined the difficult dilemma of Tom, in a job with skills far exceeding the requirements. His dilemma was what objectives should he set himself? Should he stick to those for the job grade or what he … Continue reading

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A moral dilemma

    A Grapevine reader got in touch recently with a tricky problem.     Like a lot of people, Tom (not his real name), has been through many company reorganisations. In the last round, he kept a job, but … Continue reading

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Procrastination cure – 10 easy steps

  15th January was Procrastinator’s New Year. I’m surprised it’s that early.     No doubt it’s not celebrated till some time in February.     Why do people procrastinate?   On our time management courses I often come across … Continue reading

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Three tips to getting the most out of your objectives

    It’s a big mistake not to have any objectives, but just having them is not good unless you use them. Find out what you need to do here.   Last week, together with Dr Dave Nicol, I presented … Continue reading

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