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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,...
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...
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...
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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