Too much information

Too much information

“No news is good news.” Ludovic Halevy Many of us spend our days bombarded with information – either from newspapers, tv, radio, mail; or with our heads in the high-tech “clouds.” We text and email like it’s a matter of life and death. Yet despite this unprecedented connectedness, we can sometimes feel more disconnected than […]

Work In The Zone

Work In The Zone

“The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.” Tony Robbins It’s not just the number of hours we sit at a desk that determines the value we generate. It’s the energy we […]

Think Like an Incredible Athlete

Think Like an Incredible Athlete

To become an incredible entrepreneur, living a great life, work on improving your own individual performance. A good place to start is to learn from the best elite performers who always aim to win –  incredible athletes. Their mindsets, determination, rigour, and their psychological processes are applicable to anyone with a desire to win in […]

9 Ways to Beat Parkinson’s Law

9 Ways to Beat Parkinson’s Law

“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Parkinson’s Law Even if you are not familiar with its name, how often have you fallen prey to Parkinson’s Law? And what can you do to escape it? Or to work with it? Firstly, you have to recognise the symptoms. When you have […]

Change Management The Easy Way – Start with The Small Things that Make a BIG Impact

Change Management The Easy Way – Start with The Small Things that Make a BIG Impact

“If you think small things don’t have a big impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.” Anita Roddick Transform your business life by changing the small things that will create most impact. Prioritise action on the one task or idea that will create the greatest positive change in your business. This […]

Just Make a Bloody Decision

Just Make a Bloody Decision

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today, as the old adage says, and that is altogether true of decision-making. Don’t ever put off making a decision, because it’s often just an excuse to dither and avoid taking responsibility. Lack of decision-making skills is a serious problem for many people that cripples their […]

Worry About the Things that You Can Change

Worry About the Things that You Can Change

Are you a worrier? Do you worry that you get worried by small things, big things, ALL things? The thing is – worrying takes up a lot of time and energy that can be better used elsewhere. Dispense with it wherever possible. Worrying is a common human emotion that usually occurs when an outcome is […]

Meetings, Meetings, Meetings….

Meetings, Meetings, Meetings….

If ever there was a topic to bring out the anger in anyone it is the subject of meetings. Particularly ‘internal’ meetings. I haven’t met anyone who likes them or doesn’t have hundreds of stories about the waste of time most of them are. So why on earth do we have so many of them? […]

In Command and Out of Control

In Command and Out of Control

If you want more time, a traditional ‘command and control’ management system just does not work. You won’t ever get free from the day-to-day minutiae if you feel the need to keep up to date on every move that is made. You won’t be able to sit on the beach if you have to sign […]

Learn to Say NO!

Learn to Say NO!

This, for some people, is one of the hardest ideas to implement. The curse of the ‘nice’ person is the desire to please everyone. Sadly, like spoiling a child or a pet, being nice in every interaction is a short term approach that only leads to long term problems –  which, in the end, are […]