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The #1 Daily Habit That Makes You More Productive

 31st October 2017 by gihan

There’s a story (possibly apocryphal) about Charles Schwab, the head of Bethlehem Steel in the 1930s, seeking help to become more effective. Management consultant I. V. Lee gave him a simple piece of advice, with a request that Schwab try More ...

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Your Surprise Secret Weapon for Success: Work Your Week

 25th April 2017 by gihan

It’s easy to trick yourself into thinking there’s never enough time to get things done – especially the most important things in your life. But the most successful people and teams do find the time. They do something More ...

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Channelling Chaos – Webinar Recording

 19th January 2017 by gihan

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 More ...

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Next Level Productivity – Five New Moves For Our Fast-Changing World

 12th January 2017 by gihan

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. More ...

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Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

 4th January 2017 by gihan

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 More ...

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Think Project, Not Goal

 16th August 2016 by gihan

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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 More ...

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The End of Busy

 10th May 2016 by gihan

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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 More ...

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Don’t Set Goals – Set a Theme

 20th January 2016 by gihan

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 More ...

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Innovation Kick Start 2016

 7th January 2016 by gihan

Get the Most Out of Every Book You Read and Every Conference You Attend

 25th November 2015 by gihan

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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 More ...

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