Inspiring And Enabling People
To Make A Difference

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...
14
OCT
2011
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11th Hour Power

I experienced some amazing synchronicity this morning.  I managed to finish an important project in the very last minutes of the available time and then read an email that said; “Never forget the power of the 11th hour- in all you do! Stay willing, stay open and jump on the...
13
SEP
2011
Simesco - DELTA Model

The Strange Death of Old School Change Management

I was listening to a webinar by Bernadette Doyle last night when I was reminded of something that underpins every successful project.  In business, it is well known that people don’t like change, but not because they wish to resist it. Everyone deals with change every day...
13
JUN
2011

Social Media Escalation can only be a good thing

  This great diagram illustrates the speed with which social networks are growing.  It includes almost 30% more sites than the last image I saw just a few months ago. What’s great about this is the opportunity for individuals to connect and collaborate on projects dear...
02
JUN
2011
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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...
15
APR
2011

Your Top Time Challenges – No.2 Social Media

I’m going to keep this short and to the point, people are struggling with social media! Here’s a short list of the issues that emerged from my survey of over 1000 people on LinkedIn, Ecademy and Facebook (and a few people offline -see if you can spot the sample...
14
APR
2011
Work Life Balance is in your hands

Your Top Time Challenges Countdown – No.3 Work Life Balance

When I started researching my new book, I was not expecting to see the phrase “Work Life Balance” amongst the list of top challenges that people were experiencing. Work Life Balance was a term that first started gaining traction at the end of the 1990’s and by...
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