Productivity tip: Ditch that meeting

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Productivity | No Comments

This video from David Grady on “How to save the world (or at least yourself) from bad meetings” inspired this quick post.   The next time that you get an invite to a pointless meeting – ask the person who’s inviting you the following 3 questions…. 1. WHY they want you to join the meeting? […]

The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Productivity | No Comments

Not my words but Jim Carrey’s. Not a lot of words from me today other than…watch this. We all have those sluggish/can’t be bothered moments throughout our working day or week – now and again I plug into Jim Carrey’s commencement address to the class of 2014 at the Maharishi University of Management. A welcome breath […]

Productivity tip: The 1-3-5 rule

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Productivity | No Comments

We all start the day with some sort of to-do list on paper, phone or in our heads. If you’re anything like me – that list gets quickly sidelined by meetings, calls, emails and tweets to name a few. Here’s a simple tip for getting the most important things done: the 1-3-5 rule. It was created by […]

Productivity tip: Do nothing

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Productivity | No Comments

Project deadline. A meeting later today that I should have said no to. Would like to spend more time with the family. Need to lose my gut. Personal tax return. Pick up coriander leaves on my way home. These are some of things that have been on my mind since 6am this morning and as […]

Productivity tip: Wunderlist

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Productivity | No Comments

I love making lists. I have lists for pretty much everything in my life – work projects, books I need to read, people I’d like to meet again, foods I need to try out etc. I am one of those people who need to be continually reminded of the things they need to do. From […]