Posts Tagged: leadership development tips

Get Better Results without working harder

As always I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you.  If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance! This week it’s:

The danger of operating in ‘Survival’ mode

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been exploring the topic of unhelpful beliefs, stories and scripts. A few people have asked me why we behave in ways or repeat patterns that actually do us no good at all – and even though we know it, we seem unable to do anything about it.

If you keep on doing what you’ve always done…

Last week I wrote about two key things that will help you be more productive (no fads, apps or shiny new objects). The problem is, when we can’t see the wood for the trees we…well, we can’t see the wood for the trees! If you keep on doing what you’ve always done……you know the rest.

10 ways to be super productive – No, we only need TWO!

I was going to write an article on ‘10 ways to be super productive’ but stopped myself in time. We don’t need 10 things to do.  We need one (oh alright then, two). I’m really good at being unproductive.  I can mess about on LinkedIn or Facebook, procrastinate when things are too difficult or, frankly,… Read more »

5 Ways to Avoid Pointless Meetings (without offending)

One of the biggest time wasters in organisations is meetings.  So much of them are simply collective procrastination with people pretending that stuff is actually getting done. When it isn’t. Who are we kidding here? Three of my coaching clients this week have talked meetings as a major time waster.  I’ve laid down a challenge… Read more »

Easy Productivity Tip (1)

Many of you know that I have been on a mission to be much more productive without working harder over many years.  I’m very interested in the scientific research behind productivity rather than the so-called ‘wisdom’ that has no basis in science. One of the things that’s working really well for me is this: