Have a Feeling You’re Wasting Money on Personal Development? The Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve Explains That Too. You go to a conference and listen to inspiring speakers – but the next day you’re not quite clear exactly what they said. You read a book and tear through its compelling pages, just to think at the end: […]
With Micro-Learning We Can Flatten the Forgetting Curve In a recent article I talked about the forgetting curve, the diagram that describes the speed with which we forget the things we’ve learned. If the Ebbinghaus’s curve defines the problem, micro-learning is the solution. It’s this process – in which content takes the form of small […]
Too Many People Write To-Do Lists Wrongly. Here’s HOW to Make a To-Do List that’s Actually Doable. A list of vague wishes. A series of complex tasks or multifaceted projects. Maybe a collection of intentions, goals, or aspirations. If this is what it looks like, there’s no wonder that you’re struggling to see anything on […]
Feel the Benefits of Productivity with these Five Tips on HOW to Protect Your Time. In my last article, Want to Stop Getting Distracted?, I outlined the issues related to distraction in the workplace and offered a solution to this problem. That solution is protected time – and here’s HOW to use it effectively. There has been […]
Building Momentum for Change Beats Goal-Setting. Goals are some of the most important instruments in our toolkit for change. Yet, when given too much attention, they can seem to get in the way. Goals can become the be-all and end-all of change – and make you blind to the reasons you were changing in the […]
With the stress of lockdown and the pressure of working from home, here’s a few tips on HOW to have better Zoom Meetings and Calls
There are so many reasons why we all struggle to make change happen. And that’s totally okay. Find out why your change might be failing here.
Ninety Percent of Us Fail Our New Year’s Resolutions. Here are Five Reasons Why. According to a study from the University of Scranton, over 90% of us fail our New Year’s Resolutions. Apparently, few resolutions last for more than a month, even – with eighty percent of our resolutions already dropped by the second week […]
I talked about the benefit of having a defined routine in your day in my last article. Here, I want to show you HOW to give your life more structure, with five simple tips. They’ll make a huge difference. How to Give Your Life More Structure. You’re self-employed, maybe freelance, or your run your own […]
Remember the Two Systems – Fast and Slow Thinking – Every Day. In my other article, The Two Systems, I discussed Daniel Kahneman’s ideas of fast and slow thinking. For more information on that, follow the link. Here, we’re looking at HOW we can make the most of them in our daily lives. The Two Systems […]
Protected Time Stops You Getting Distracted – and Makes You More Productive. In our so-called ‘Age of Distraction’, it feels almost impossible to stop getting distracted. The world around us – and the usual suspects of our phones, emails, and other technologies – seem to be vying for our attention. And doing all in their […]
Regain Control of Your Inbox with these Simple Tips. In my last article, Take Back Control of Your Email Inbox, I discussed the problems that email creates for productivity and time management. Here, I want to show you HOW to stop drowning in your email inbox – with some easy tips. One of the main […]
The Freedom to Choose So, last Monday was interesting… It was a gorgeous frosty morning and I was out early walking my dog Milo (quite slowly, as he’s thirteen now). It was going to be a beautiful day and the Lakeland hills were calling me! So, I did something I don’t usually do. I decided […]
Achieve your goals by learning how to plan your week effectively. Make Sunday nights planning nights and be productive from moment one on Monday morning.
Burnout is the worst feeling in the world – I know it myself. Here, I’d like to show you HOW to deal with burnout – and how to avoid it again forever.
The HOW skill set contains the essential tools for you to make change happen: the 5is, taking you from the germination of an idea to its execution.
There hardly seems any point going to them if you don’t know how to implement ideas you’ve learned at events. Here’s my strategy on how.
You don’t need to achieve your goals on your own. In fact, it’s actually better for you if you don’t. That’s the power of accountability – and you need it.
So many people want to have better work-life balance. But do you know HOW to achieve that? Using the 5is and the HOW skill set, I show you.
If you have an inability to finish projects, you’re in the right place. The HOW skill set gives you the tools to improve execution in your business.
Using a to-do list is a great tool for getting work done efficiently. If you don’t use it wisely however, you may as well not bother!
As a manager, you know that there are many obstacles to implementation. Yet, there’s a way to overcome them: the HOW Skill Set for Managers.
Has that time come when your business is too successful for you to handle? You need to think about structure – and I’m here to help.
Financial incentives don’t improve performance. In a way, it would be so easy if they did. What actually enhances performance is a bit more complex
Implementing, and maintaining, change in your life is difficult without these six key things. Read this to find out more.
The vast majority of us don’t just work for money. Rather, what we are seeking is meaning, acknowledgement, challenge, and achievement.
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