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Need to tackle some dull tasks? Ask yourself this question

Have you ever seen Hamlet? In Act II, Scene II, Hamlet tells Rosencrantz and Guildenstern that he sees Denmark as a prison. They disagree. Hamlet replies: ‘Why, then, ’tis none to you, for there is nothing either good or bad, … Continue reading

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Want to free yourself from distraction?

After my last post on adapting your time management to work with the season you’re in, a former client emailed me a link to this video: (If the video doesn’t play automatically for you, you can click here: A handy … Continue reading

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Does your time management need to change with the seasons?

I coached the wonderful Kudosity Katie and yesterday and, as all our sessions do, it left me with a lot to think about. We talked about how to best manage time and particularly how that works when you have six … Continue reading

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Do you value consensus over creativity?

The newspapers we read, the programmes we watch, our friendship groups, both in real life and in the digital landscape all shape our opinions. That phenomenon is described as a metaphorical Echo Chamber – a situation in which our beliefs … Continue reading

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When good habits turn bad

Following your most recent performance appraisal, did you decide that you would run more regular 1:1 meetings with your direct reports, or spend half an hour each morning planning your day or have an afternoon each week working at home … Continue reading

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How’s 2019 been so far? Time for a mid-year review

As I write this post, it’s the 182nd day of 2019; 183 days of the year left. In conversations over the last few days, I’ve heard comments like ‘how can it be July already?‘ , ‘I can’t believe we’re halfway … Continue reading

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Why great employees are like raspberry bushes

On our recent return from holiday, there was a lot to be done in our garden. The lawns needed mowing, some seedlings needed planting out and there were lots of ripe raspberries ready to be picked. We’ve had these raspberry … Continue reading

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