Tag Archives: time management

Want to be more productive? Journal in the margins

‘Being more productive’ is a goal for a lot of my coaching clients. Together, we may work through ‘don’t do lists‘, the Eisenhower matrix or talk about how journalling could help. Sometimes, we need a different approach. In a session … Continue reading

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Want to get stuff done?

Whoever we are, whatever our employment status, we’re all subject to deadlines. What do we do with deadlines? Maybe you put them in your online calendar, write them in paper diary, add them to a wall planner. Then what happens? … 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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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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Do you spend your time on what adds most value?

Earlier this week, I met with a client – let’s call her Julia – who felt that she’d lost her focus at work. Knowing that she wanted to address this in her next session, I had previously asked her to … Continue reading

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When you’ve made the big changes, what’s next?

During the course of a coaching programme, many of my clients will make some pretty big changes to their work or to their lives. These big changes have dramatic results. What happens after that? Is that it – job done? … Continue reading

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The clocks go forward but I’m looking back

When I was a child, I found the concept of Daylight Saving Time to be rather baffling. I understood that I lost an hour in March and that I gained one in October: that bit was fine. What confused me … Continue reading

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