A wasted summer?

A wasted summer?

My summer, August, is usually fairly relaxed as I rarely deliver training and many coaching clients take a summer break. I often use this time to work on my business, update my workshops, handouts and website… this year, I made me my summer project. I spent more...
Six types of Busyness – which describes you best?

Six types of Busyness – which describes you best?

With more labour-saving and time-saving devices at our disposal than ever, how are we chronically just so busy? People talk of being busy, feeling stressed or out of control. We look for solutions to our time management but the truth is, busyness comes in a variety of...
Busy or Productive?

Busy or Productive?

Being productive is not the same as being busy. Productivity requires that we have a sense of focus or at least an awareness of the desired outcome. If you start each day with clarity about even one thing that you would like to achieve that day, your chances of having...
The joys of serial single-tasking

The joys of serial single-tasking

We’ve all heard about multi-tasking. The chances are that you’re doing it right now. You might be sitting in a meeting room waiting for the action to start. You maybe introduced yourself to the new arrival who entered the room a minute ago before breaking...
The miracle of small but consistent action

The miracle of small but consistent action

We know it works. It’s not flashy, there are no fireworks, the results can be transformative. Consistently take small steps in the direction of the change you want to see… Simon Sinek explains the power of consistent action in this short, 3.5 minute RSA...
Organising your Gmail inbox

Organising your Gmail inbox

Organising your Gmail inbox… scary thought? I think I’ve finally found something amazing. For many years I was an Outlook ninja and had my emails, sorted, categorised and filed into folders. Then I shifted to Gmail. At first it was a little strange to get...