Archive Category: Productivity

Taking a proper break

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Taking a proper break

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A post from Damian In today’s connected world it’s easy to skip over the value of a ‘proper-break’. Having just returned from a terrific two-week break in Puerto Pollenca, Majorca it reminds me how important taking rest is. Rest is a vital part of the Effective Challenge PRIME model. I, and when working with others […]

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5 Things 15 March 2017

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Each week I hear, see and experience things which could be of benefit for others. Picking up on an idea from Tim Ferris – I thought I’d do a short blog to share some of them. Here goes. Quote I’ve had in the back of my mind. “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing […]

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5 Things 10 Feb 2017

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Each week I hear, see and experience things which could be of benefit for others. Picking up on an idea from Tim Ferris – I thought I’d do a short blog to share some of them.  He shares his every week. I suspect mine will be a little more sporadic. Here goes. Blog post I really […]

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Learning from Toast

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We’ve all done it. Forgotten the toast under the grill and ended up with something less than appetising. So, what leadership lesson can we learn from the humble slice of toast?   Making toast could never be described as difficult. Could it? Even for people with the most basic culinary skills. However just because it’s […]

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It surprises me when I talk with people about their approach to personnel selection. So often there is an over focus on skills. This is surprising given that so often when things don’t work out it’s as a result of behaviour and attitude.  There’s an obvious yet overlooked point – the skills element can be […]

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Getting set for the week

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The weekly review and  forward plan keeps you on  top of your commitments  and actions whilst getting  alignment with your values  and your key roles in life.  Done regularly it becomes the foundation for sustained success and balance. Here’s a basic approach to get you started. Adapt this and make it your own. The more […]

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 As a line manager it can be very easy to talk  about a member of your team needing to “get  out of their comfort zone”. I believe this  phrase is overused as it doesn’t suggest what  really needs to happen. It can also put people  into a defensive frame of mind and come  across as […]

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7 Ways to Bring a Better Balance

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More and more challenges come our way competing for the precious 168 hours we have each week. It’s important that we take responsibility and work at striking a balance to achieve more of the right things. Here’s 7 things to get you stated.     1. Get a longer-term vision Having a view on where […]

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When it comes to personal development, some people find the concept of goal setting a challenge. Here are five questions to ask yourself to engage your thinking?     What gets in my way of achieving success? What trophy or award would I like to have in my possession? What is the smallest subset of […]

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One of the elements of successful coaching is having the discipline to work on the person’s behaviours and attitude and not the specific ‘problems’ that they bring to the table. The theory being that by working on the individual you get to tackle the problem too.  In my experience both personally and professionally this theory […]

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