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Spring Cleaning Our Business

Spring Cleaning Our Business

Two minute read. In my last blog (read it here), I shared how a quarterly Spring clean of your desk and working environment can increase productivity and reduce stress. But what happens if we take this same approach to our business and Spring clean our strategies and processes? Is there such a thing as Spring cleaning […]

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The right to disconnect

The right to disconnect

3 Minute Read There’s no hiding from the fact that COVID19 has inflicted dramatic changes on how many of us work. The pandemic has meant that in some businesses, those not on furlough are working at a frenetic pace to save their organisation. And in others, people are working equally as hard because business is […]

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Prioritisation: When, not how.

Prioritisation: When, not how.

Whether it’s a priority matrix, an ordered to-do list or the Pareto principle, most of us have the tools and techniques for prioritising our own workload and the opportunities within our teams and organisations. So why do we find it so hard? The solution lies not in what we do… but rather when we do […]

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Doing it all…

Doing it all…

Two minute read. I recently ran a survey for all the leaders and managers on my mailing list which provided some fascinating results. Most notable was the fact that 83% of them listed ‘managing the volume of work and prioritisation’ as one of their most significant leadership challenges.   This reminded me of a conversation […]

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Tips for Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue: Part Two

Tips for Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue: Part Two

In all the years I’ve been doing the work I do, I’ve never had more emails and social media messages asking for support on a single topic than I’ve had in the past four weeks. That subject is Covid Fatigue….or Lockdown Lethargy. It seems as though many leaders can see their teams are flat and […]

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