Making change happen. Turning I Oughta into I am and meaning it

By |2017-08-09T14:57:56+01:00July 9th, 2012|Goal creation and control, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

I hope that, whilst you may have felt a little mad at times, you are not certifiably insane. I felt like I was going mad back in the day when I was ‘learning’ to windsurf, more of which later. Wondering why is it difficult to bridge the gap between what we ‘know’ [...]

3 ways to manage time spent on priority project and strategy work

By |2014-01-03T15:24:15+00:00June 26th, 2012|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management, Leveraging technology to improve productivity, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

You are juggling operational work with projects, strategy and ambitions every day. You are doing this in your professional work life and your personal life. That’s 6 dimensions of time management before you even get to differentiating between the competing priorities within each dimension and the inevitable email torrent that [...]

Why work doesn’t happen at work and the complexity of co-location

By |2011-05-11T17:06:19+01:00May 11th, 2011|Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

Today a client, who I count as a professional friend and generous advocate for my work, got in touch. He works at Associate Director level in a £150Million revenue specialist consultancy. He knows a thing or two about profit delivery within a multi-disciplinary business working very closely with clients and [...]

Managing projects, milestones, priorities and next actions

By |2017-10-13T11:04:10+01:00October 22nd, 2010|Goal creation and control, Strategy and Strategic Thinking|

When it comes to managing our purpose, our goals, multiple projects, competing priorities and the tsunami of to-dos, emails and other communications that tumble out of them, I am relatively ‘Tool Agnostic’. Sure, a lot of our client work focuses on helping their people implement and sustain best practice workload management [...]

10 questions that determine a project’s success

By |2013-06-10T10:37:15+01:00November 12th, 2009|Goal creation and control, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

Establishing a firm foundation for a project is critical to its success. If you don’t, then it’s a bit like building a house without bothering to lay proper footings. Things might look OK for a while (although if you look closely you can probably see the cracks already appearing). Inevitably [...]

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