Do you ever find yourself in the midst of something only to slow down and realise that you're not actually doing the thing you started? As we prepare for our ever-popular Productivity work-session & free challenge next week, we ask whether a time management course is still relevant.
Tags: 30-day blogging challenge, attention deficit, decision-making, energy, productivity, time management,
How many of you woke up this morning and thought to yourself, today I’m going to be extraordinary? The chances are not too many of you. We think about ourselves as ordinary people leading ordinary lives and yet the reality is that we all have the opportunity to be extraordinary everyday, in whatever way we choose.
Tags: 30-day blogging challenge, curiosity, engagement, extraordinary people, passion, productivity, resilience,
I like the phrase ‘organised chaos’. It suggests a way of working that on the surface looks completely disorganised but which is actually a very effective creative process. For me, that’s the key to fulfilling work – finding my own way through the apparent confusion.
I recently hosted a Surviving Leadership Fatigue webinar to 140 very tired leaders and was emphatic in my message, using the same analogy: self-care isn't selfish, so fit your own mask first. To thrive in your career and life, and to be able to give fully to others, you must look after yourself first.
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Whether it’s The 4-Hour Work Week, The 12 Week Year or What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, the message is pretty consistent. Getting up early is the tool-of-choice if you want to be more productive.
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Just like learning any new skill, bolstering the motivation and performance levels of your team won’t happen overnight. No one does anything until and unless he or she is first motivated to do it. So what, as a manager, can you do?
Have you ever asked yourself what really motivates your team? If you’re interested in how you can broaden your understanding about the things which will motivate the people in your teams - and in your organisation - to actually achieve success for themselves and for your business, then this blog post is for you!
In winter it's much more difficult to motivate yourself to do anything, whether it's exercising or an important tasks or project. It's much more appealing to just hunker down under the duvet in front of the TV, or with tablet in hand, and while away the hours. But aside from he obvious waste of time and energy, do you really want to miss some of the great things the winter season can offer you? Here's three quick tips on how to stay motivated and productive during the winter months...
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Whether your 2019 is about ‘doing’ or ‘being’, identify your potential goals, get really clear on the measures and outcomes and then work diligently towards those one or two Wildly Important Goals with all the passion and energy you have and the rest will take care of itself.
It doesn’t matter if, like me, you’ve just left university and are beginning your first job or if you're starting a new project or even embarking on a personal fitness journey. Starting off is tough.