Tag Archives: priorities

Are you consciously opting in?

Action for Happiness is an organisation committed to building a happier and more caring society. They want to see a fundamentally different way of life – where people care less about what they can get just for themselves and more … Continue reading

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If you want to be truly present, sometimes you need to choose to be absent

After my last post about how we need to pay attention to gaps, one of my subscribers emailed me to ask me about another kind of gap – a gap he observes in his own attention, whether that’s at work … Continue reading

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Want to stop worrying about how you manage your time?

The Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca wrote: “We’re tight-fisted with property and money, yet think too little of wasting time, the one thing about which we should all be the toughest misers.” And yet here I am suggesting that you stop … Continue reading

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Is it time to step out from behind the camera and lose yourself in the moment?

In a coaching session recently with Emma Samways, the director of InEvents, we were discussing her ‘why’: she said – ‘In a world where we don’t take one picture to capture a memory but a million, it becomes easy to … Continue reading

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Looking to save some time? What for?

Matt and I were talking recently and he mentioned that he wanted to become more efficient in 2018 and to save time wherever possible. ‘How much time are you hoping to save?’ I asked. ‘Not sure. Just looking to shave … Continue reading

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Job crafting: finding meaning in our work

An old story goes like this: Once a traveller came across three stonemasons, all chipping away at huge blocks of stone. He asks the first one what he is doing. ‘It’s pretty obvious, isn’t it? I’m cutting stone. And to … Continue reading

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It’s a sign! Changed priorities ahead

For the last couple of weeks, we’ve been in France. We drove about 650 miles during our trip: it was quite something getting used to driving on the ‘wrong’ side of the road and the different road signs: yellow diamonds, symbols that look … Continue reading

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