The old rules of goal setting, productivity and time management don’t work. Our goals become meaningless when the environment changes, it’s difficult to stay productive when we’re constantly interrupted, globally dispersed teams make in-person
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When the Institute for the Future looked to identify the key skills for the future workplace, they knew those skills would not be technical, task-oriented skills – because those skills will become obsolete through automation and artificial intelligence
My dietitian friend and client Julie Meek helps busy executives and leaders maintain their health, fitness and energy. This is an important issue for these leaders, because they often have chaotic, unpredictable lifestyles, so it’s difficult
When the Institute of the Future identified ten key skills for the future workforce, one of the most important in the list is what they call “Cognitive Load Management”.
This is what we used to call time management, and has expanded
Stop using “busy” as a badge of honour! You might think you’re Superman, Supermum, The World’s Greatest Consultant, or whatever else – but nobody else cares. You might be proudly displaying your Busyness Badge, but
At the start of the year, you’ll see, hear and read plenty of advice about setting your 12-month goals.
The trouble with this advice is that twelve months is a long time now! Our world is changing so fast that in twelve months, motivations
When you attend a conference, do you make lots of notes to take action later – but most of them don’t get done?
Or do you read a great business book and intend to put some of the ideas into action – but never find the time to
If you’ve been using Cloud-based tools for a while, you probably already know about some of the more common tools and apps, such as Dropbox, Evernote, iCloud, GoToMeeting, Google Hangouts, Skype, Buffer, and Hootsuite. These are all wonderful
With videoconferencing, online meetings, telepresence and other collaboration technology gaining traction, does that mean the in-person conference is obsolete? No – not by a long way! But its role has changed. Here are 10 trends affecting our