Inspiring And Enabling People
To Make A Difference

08
FEB
2013

Changing Job or Building a Life?

As he hurried into the cafe, shoulders hunched, throwing off the worst of what this crisp January morning had to offer, my new client seemed more than a bit distracted.  Lee had been put in touch with me because he was interested in making a career switch.  We ordered some...
03
JUL
2012
Brian G. Dyson

Keeping your balls off the ground!

This is a great speech given at the Georgia Tech 172nd Commencement Address by Brian G.Dyson, the former President and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises on Sept. 6, 1996. “Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name...
29
FEB
2012

Your Wish Came True – Now What?

The most popular response I get when I tell people that I write and teach people how to master their time is “I could do with some more of that!” Well, every four years, their wish is granted and the universe delivers a whole extra day for them to do with as they wish.  February...
09
FEB
2012

Who’s controlling your life?

There are millions of people who have been on a 1/2 day course or read a book who would consider themselves “time managers” but what exactly are they managing?  Are they the managers or are they being managed? Recent scientific evidence and theories would suggest that...
02
JAN
2012
Dog and Cat sharing the love!

Wishing you a ‘remarkable’ New Year

A very good friend of mine, Guy Insull, reminded us all recently that the word “remarkable” means “worth remarking on”.  As we get started on 2012, I wonder what remarks your actions and results will stimulate at the end of the year?  Even more...
05
DEC
2011

Working for Life Balance – updated

Almost without fail, when I mention to people that one of the things we do is help individuals and organisations to achieve a better work life balance through new ways of working, the response I get is “I could do with some of that.” Work life balance can sometimes seem like an...
02
JUN
2011
Break Time Clock

The Best Use of 1 Hour!

In these time starved days when everything is required yesterday and life seems to be constantly being put off until tomorrow, I am often asked, “What’s the best use of 1 hour?” and, until recently, my answer was always the one favoured by politicians, namely,...
03
MAY
2011

Mastering Time 24/7 – now on Kindle

“Mastering Time 24/7″ (Simesco 2011) has now been published on Kindle. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004Y0XUOK “Amazon’s Kindle is the natural home for the new book,” said Simon Phillips, “the lightweight, slimline, digital format makes reading...
26
APR
2011
Email Inbox image

Your Top 5 Time Challenges – No.1 – Email

Email was far and away the number one time challenge reported in our survey.  It accounted for at least one in every two responses!  The reasons why it was a challenge varied but most were overwhelmed by the sheer volume for emails they received or needed to send each day.  It is...
28
MAR
2011
Life Balance - the ying and the yang

FREE Life Balance Test

Is your life in balance? Do you lurch from one missed appointment to another unnecessary deadline? Or, do you just wish you felt a bit more in control? This Life Balance Test will give you an instant measure of your current life balance.  You can even Tweet your score afterwards...