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27
JUL
2012

It’s Time…

The Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics starts at 9pm (GMT) on today, the 27th day of July 2012.  The ceremony itself is the culmination of nearly three years of effort involving thousands of writers, dressmakers, pyrotechnicians, engineers, musicians, artists,...
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...
04
JAN
2012
Ralph Waldo Emerson's tombstone

The Tombstone Test

It’s amazing how life works sometimes. I came across this quote today from Ralph Waldo Emerson; “Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.” It reminded me of something a client once said to me. I’d only been working with them for...
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...
03
AUG
2011
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2 Pro’s and 2 Con’s of To Do Lists

I had a great conversation with a friend this morning who is striving to move away from the structured world of targets, deadlines and process and move towards a life that is more loosely constructed around following her heart and doing what she loves in a balanced way....
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
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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...
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