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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 you on the fast train?

I have a client down in London who I see each month. I take a train from Luton because the trains are very frequent from that station (and the car park is very reasonably priced). Recently I heard another passenger … Continue reading

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Are you just stirring the pan and hoping for the best?

I was on a cookery course recently. This is all as part of my New Year’s Resolution to try out 52 recipes this year. (You can keep up to date with my progress and the recipes on our FaceBook page.) … Continue reading

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3 Tips to help you achieve your objectives and goals

Keeping yourself motivated so that you achieve your goals and objectives is something that many people find difficult. It’s easy enough at the beginning, but as you encounter problems and obstacles it can get more difficult. To achieve your goals … Continue reading

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Working too hard?

Are you up to your eyes with work but don’t feel you are making any progress? Do you just have too much to do? Are you stressed out? If this is you, read on to get a few tips on how to reduce your workload. Here is one problem that wastes a great deal of time: Doing the same job twice (or more often sometimes). Find out what to do about it. Continue reading

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Why being good is not good enough

And what to do about it Here’s what a delegate told us when he introduced himself a few years ago. He had worked hard at school to get into university. He had then studied hard at his chosen topic and … Continue reading

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How Nature Achieves

Have you ever noticed that there are examples of patterns in nature that can be applied to the natural dynamics of organisations or work situations? You come across lots of challenges at work, and one of them is the overwhelming … Continue reading

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