Time management

Prioritising personal performance

By | 2017-12-04T15:44:52+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Change, Decision making, Goal setting, Impact, Intention, Making the most of you, Personal Performance, Productivity, Self awareness, Self Value, Team success, Time management|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We all know what helps us perform at our best. If we have a personal project we want to work on, or a new paradigm we want to implement at work, we have to exercise self-discipline. But when life gets busy, it's easy to let things slip. There are very often extenuating circumstances that mean it's [...]

Work less and move more

By | 2017-12-04T16:57:05+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Decision making, Get out of your own way, head space, Impact, Influence, Intention, Making the most of you, Mindfulness, Productivity, Self awareness, Team success, Time management, Time off|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you find as the days get longer and lighter you develop a bit of a spring in your step? Do you yearn to 'bunk off' the office and head outside? Research suggests you should go for it. Yes! The research boffins say we should work less and move more... As well as longer daylight hours [...]

To achieve success, create a deadline

By | 2016-06-08T19:39:01+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Intention, Making the most of you, Procrastination, Self awareness, Time management, Uncategorised|

Have you been toying with a goal, but haven't made a start on it yet? Do you sometimes put off progressing a project because more pressing things take priority? Most of us procrastinate. In his TED talk, Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator, Tim Urban takes a humorous look at this very human behaviour and delivers [...]

Work-life balance dos and don’ts

By | 2016-01-04T17:22:24+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Categories: Change, Clarity, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, head space, Making the most of you, New Year's resolutions, Perfection paralysis, Self awareness, Self Value, Team success, Time management, Time off, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Striking a "healthy" balance between work and life can mean different things to different people. Some people thrive on being super-busy and love to respond to the increased pressure of a deadline. Research suggests that this can be healthy. However, when pressure is relentless, it can quickly become unhealthy. When thinking about your work-life balance, what [...]

Time Management Tips

By | 2018-01-05T15:43:44+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Categories: Clarity, Making the most of you, Time management, Uncategorised|

Do you sometimes get to the end of the day feeling like a worn out, frazzled underachiever? Do you often envisage doing all kinds of things, but end up doing something completely different that leaves you feeling frustrated and unsatisfied? Do you ever feel perplexed that—even though you’re clear on what your goals are and what [...]

How to handle a comfort zone stretch

By | 2015-04-01T08:41:22+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Categories: Clarity, Comfort zone stretch, Get out of your own way, Making the most of you, Mindfulness, Self awareness, Time management, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are things just soooo crazy right now, you can barely get through the day, let alone think about your long term goals? Do you recognise that things are going well, but that you’re slipping in and out of panic as your limits are being stretched? Would you like to know how to handle a comfort zone [...]

When you’re hot, you’re hot—your time to shine

By | 2015-03-05T16:50:54+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Categories: Change, Clarity, Decision making, Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Time management, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

Do you ever have days (or weeks) when you feel a bit ‘meh’ and others when you’re on fire? Do you allow yourself some down time on your less awesome weeks and capitalise on those times when you’re ‘hot’? We’re people, not machines, so there are going to be times when we’re productive, efficient, innovative and [...]

Time management conundrums: spontaneity vs. structure

By | 2014-09-03T07:45:48+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Feelings, Get out of your own way, Goal setting, Intention, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Time management, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lots of people tell me they have a problem with time management. My simplest response is, "Have a look at this article on planning your day and let me know how you get on." Fabulous! Yes, but... One of my clients doesn't like to schedule anything in advance. Meeting, project proposal, day out, dinner with friends—whatever [...]

The power of the mind

By | 2013-07-15T10:00:22+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Categories: Get out of your own way, Making the most of you, Time management, Uncategorised|

There’s nothing new about the concept of the mind having power over our results.  The placebo effect shows that if we give attention to something we can get better.  If we believe we can run further or faster, then we can.  If we believe we’ll beat our personal best (PB), then we will. In 1954 Roger [...]

Stop fannying around… focus!

By | 2013-05-01T18:03:26+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Categories: Get out of your own way, Making the most of you, Self awareness, Time management, Uncategorised|

My bookkeeper is down to earth and rather forthright.  Last week when she was sorting out my accounts, we were chatting about my business.  I told her I love coaching and my clients get great results, I’d just like to do more of it. She turned round in her chair, fixed me with her gaze and [...]