What is resilience? I recently asked a group this question. Interestingly, there was a degree of uncertainty around their answers, many of which were vague. This raised an interesting thought – if we know we want to be resilient but can’t outline what it is, how can we attain it? So I began an exploration of […]
I was recording my Monday Motivation video for my Gen-ius Network Members this morning, this week’s topic was about challenges and I felt inspired to write an article on the topic too! We all face challenges every day – from the small, emerging from your warm bed on a cold rainy morning….bbrrrrr. To the large, those […]
There are lots of studies now that show that modern technology is stealing our time and attention. Have a look at what our phones are actually doing to us.
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 […]
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 […]
How Daniel Kahneman’s Two Systems Influence Your Decisions This is the first of two articles about the Two Systems. The next, on HOW to use the Two Systems in your business life, will follow. In his book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, the psychologist and economist Daniel Kahneman outlines the conclusions from his decades of study […]
People drink an awful lot of coffee. You may have noticed. But is it making you more productive or even more awake? Here are the real effects of caffeine.
How Many of Us Can Truly Say we Feel Relaxed at Work? How would it be to feel relaxed at work? I recently held a workshop with an awesome bunch of business owners and managers. There, we discussed the idea of a ‘Dream Work Day’. In addition to attendees outlining what they were doing, I […]
Here are Five Lessons I have Learned from Entrepreneur and Spanx Owner, Sara Blakely. I’ve learned a huge number of lessons from Sara Blakely over the years. She’s a hugely impressive entrepreneur. A curious and extroverted individual. And an incredibly committed and shrewd businesswoman. She’s a bit of an inspiration. Having worked briefly as a […]
HOW to Capture Those Great Ideas. Ever thought of a cool new idea in your business, a new process that would save you time, an exciting new product, a new service offering or new marketing idea – and then just forgotten it? Or you’ve written it down and lost the piece of paper? Lost it […]
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.
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.
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.
Consistency is often discussed in terms of change, but maybe we’re getting it wrong. Let’s have a new sense of consistency, to make change the new normal.
How do you present your business with confidence? The trick is to be confident, not just act it.
Your employees need time off. That’s why letting them be bombarded by emails at all hours causes such problems. Let’s talk about how to fix this.
The problem might be closer than you think.
Take note of your tasks and time.
In many businesses, there might be a problem that just keeps coming back…
Are you aware of your behaviour? Find out how it shapes the culture of a business…
A fresh face at the table helps the team. This knowledge is now science….
These days, you can often find five different generations of people in the workplace at the same time….
Understanding the Millennials and filling in the gap in between toward future innovations…
Analysing the life-cycle of a business and the formula to predictable success…