Here’s a lesson I am still struggling to apply. Here’s the scenario; you sent an email a couple of weeks ago asking for an update on a project. This email has not be responded to. What are you going to do next? I bet 90% of you send another email. Maybe with slightly different words?… Continue reading Not another email!
Ever sat in a meeting and thought to yourself - what am I doing here? We all spend far too much time in meetings, that is time that could be used much more productively. So lets start a bad meeting revolution. No longer will we sit in badly run and ineffective meetings. Rise to the… Continue reading Take the pain out of meetings
One month in have any of the changes I suggested stuck? Change is hard, I get that but perseverance is key here. If you really want to make your working life better then you have to stick at it. Don't berate yourself if you've slipped back into your old habits. Just assess what was working… Continue reading Making it stick
How is your to-do list looking today? How many things have you crammed on there? I bet it's as long as your arm! What are you thinking? How on earth are you going to get all that done in one day as well as have all those meetings, oh and it would be nice to… Continue reading To-do, or not to-do
How do you get the most out of your day? With a never-ending to do list an obvious answer is often; I will work longer, the more hours I put in, surely the greater the rewards? There is a place for this thinking as long as it is short term to get a project over… Continue reading Smarter is better