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Posts Tagged ‘Time management

Out of time, or self sabotage?

September 2, 2013

How often do you think that you don’t have enough time to get things done? How often might you blame others, outside circumstances or, indeed time itself? Yet, how often might it actually be a case of self sabotage? Below are five caricatures that represent some personality traits that can get in the way of […]

Eleventh hour – again!

November 12, 2012

It’s late on Sunday evening and I’m under some pressure. Yet again, I’ve left things until the last minute. Yet again, I’m in danger of beating myself up over it. I am running a new course tomorrow for the first time. I’m pretty well prepared at this point. Having said that, I also have this […]

Time, precious time

May 21, 2012

If I were to ask you to give me £20, would you hand it over without question? I suppose it would depend on who you are, and the nature of our relationship. However, chances are your reaction would more than likely be one of initial bemusement or resistance, followed by wanting to know what it […]

Messy? Disorganised? It can be a boon…..

July 18, 2011

 I am, and always have been, pretty disorganised. I guess I’m a naturally messy person. This is particularly the case in my office where I have any number of piles of “stuff” surrounding me as I valiantly try to run my business as efficiently as possible.  Something as simple as trying to find a recently […]

A head full of urgents?

June 20, 2011

Do you ever feel as though you have a head packed full of “urgents”?  Too many pressing things that you need to get done – whether at work or on the home front?  This issue is one that comes up time and again on my courses, as people try to find ways of releasing the […]

The great time management myth

January 17, 2011

Foreword  “We teach best that which we most need to learn!” Richard Bach  I’m actually a bit stressed out this Monday morning. I am allowing myself to be overwhelmed by quite a number of tasks I need to complete before travelling this evening to a training job.  I therefore need to read what I have […]