Category Archives: Time Management

Ping! Another email to read? Think again!

I meet enough frazzled business people to know that email and unproductive meetings are the two biggest time wasters in the workplace.  Of the two, email is easily the most damaging, because it is the source of so much stress. … Continue reading

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Why were you born? And what if you haven’t worked that out yet?

“The two most important days of your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Thank you Mark Twain, that has to be the best quote I have heard this year. Looking back at … Continue reading

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How to unlearn something you’re great at.

It’s hard being me, at times.  I expect it’s the same for you (being you, that is).  One of my biggest frustrations is that there are certain things I do again and again which I know from bitter experience are … Continue reading

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Now I really do know how lazy I am!

It’s something I’ve always suspected, but now I know it for certain. I am idle. In the last 4 weeks I have been working flat out, delivering training sessions back to back across 8 different topics.  I’ve had to adapt … Continue reading

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Why doing the Wrong Thing righter makes it wronger

A few years ago (in the Dark Ages before sat nav) I found myself in the centre of Leeds driving alone at night, on the way to a training event.  It was dark, raining heavily, past 11 pm.  I’d been … Continue reading

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Time Management for Dummies. Are you working Smart or Dumb?

I’m no statistician, nor am I a qualified researcher, but I am going to put my neck on the line and make what I could call a well informed guess at how you spend your working week. It’s well informed … Continue reading

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