Tag: time management

Creating More Time

February 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When I work with clients, one of the things that most often comes up is that they want more time. In the busy, challenging world where we try to shoe-horn more into our days, the cry for ‘more time’ has never been louder. Yet when you think of it, the demand for more time to do […]

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10 Things for Managers To Do With a Spare Hour

December 20, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

There are those times when you’ve got your management act together when you reach those ‘One Minute Manager’ (Ken Blanchard) moments. In the first book of the series (there are lots of great follow-ups), our star manager ensures that he’s able to spend a fair bit of time gazing out of the window because all […]

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Keeping Sane – Influencing What You Can

October 8, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Life is busy. We have many things on our plate – too many most of us would say. And at times it can seem overwhelming. So often there are issues we face that challenge us, often many times a day – and frequently shift our perspective, making what are relatively trivial issues magnified, such that […]

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Slowing Down Does the Trick

April 25, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Sometimes as managers, we need help. And that help can come from the most unlikely of sources – just taking in nature even…

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When we slow down, we go faster – Japanese Saying

March 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

By trying to do so much and so quickly, we fail to take the care to think, to consider and to plan carefully, the very best outcomes that will come, when we give ourselves a bit of space. Share this:

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Half-Time Working – Let’s Go!

August 20, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

We are all pretty busy in our work, right? You almost wonder how it could be possible to fit more in. Your days are so full, they often leak over into your own time. Early starts and missing the kids before bed becomes the norm. Missing your vacation time. It doesn’t have to be this […]

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It’s a Good Question – Identifying Time Wasters

May 14, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

It’s a simple question, but with an easy answer. And one which you really must get to the bottom of when time is tight. It’s time to ask the question! What value is created when I spend time on this activity? And, how do I assess that? If your challenge is to make £100 an […]

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Ten Steps to Doing Less in Your Business

April 21, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

You’ve been there and done it. You’ve got the tee-shirt and your experiences mean that you can cut so many corners. So you do. It’s easier. You respond to all the requests, questions, challenges and mistakes of your people. By fixing them. And after a while two things happen… Share this:

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Use Only Small Lists

March 24, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

To-do lists! Love ’em or hate ’em, they have a value. So many times these lists can be a burden because they just get abused. Too much on them and they have little relevance and get ignored. In Tim Ferriss’ book, ‘The 4-Hour Workweek‘ (really!), he suggests that you have a to-do list that is […]

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