Tag Archives: Time Management
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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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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People who work 9-5 and take an hour for lunch

If you read this last week, you’ll remember that I was told by someone that you couldn’t write meaningful objectives for people who just work 9-5 and expect to take an hour for lunch. I dealt with the first part … 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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Festive Treat For Blog And Facebook Fans

Just this week we are having a 5-day Festive Giveway. Each day we are giving you a 25% discount off a different set of products, valid one day only. It’s 16th December. Today’s code is “05 Time” (without the quotes) … Continue reading

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