Create a Positive Impact from Negative Feedback

Create a Positive Impact from Negative Feedback

Negative feedback can make us bitter or better Robin Sharma According to a study documented by the Harvard Business Review, 92% of the respondents agreed with the assertion, “Negative (redirecting) feedback, if delivered appropriately, is effective at improving performance. But, do you always get the performance improving impact you want from this uncomfortable discussion? If not, then today, I will share with…

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Stop Being a Hero

Stop Being a Hero

Are you overloaded, continually context switching from email, meetings, projects and conversations?  Do you feel like you are never giving your best to anything and are exhausted at the end of the day? “What got you here won’t get you there.” Marshall Goldsmith Reactive Zone If you are, then I bet you are spending too much time in the reactive…

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Why Don’t You Just Switch Off Outlook And Go Out And Do Something Less Boring Instead?

Why Don’t You Just Switch Off Outlook And Go Out And Do Something Less Boring Instead?

When I was a kid, there was a television program called Why Don’t You? that ironically showed you activities you could do with your time rather than spend it watching the television. Their theme tune was Why Don’t You Just Switch Off Your Television And Go Out And Do Something Less Boring Instead?

Well with last week’s post about batching up your email and this week’s post on shortening the batch, I am going to show you how you can finally Switch Off Outlook And Go Out And Do Something Less Boring Instead.

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Ten Leadership Hacks to Slash Time Spent in Meetings

Ten Leadership Hacks to Slash Time Spent in Meetings

A vital part of your role as a leader is to communicate, influence and facilitate agreements. Most of the time this is achieved by running and attending countless meetings. I don’t know about you but spending most of my time in corporate meetings used to drive me up the wall. There were far more valuable and interesting things I would rather be doing.

Today, I am going to share with you ten hacks that will cut your time spent in meetings. They may seem a little harsh, but I would imagine you have tried the nice ones.

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How to Shake off those Holiday Blues

How to Shake off those Holiday Blues

If you are like me, you take a well-deserved summer holiday with your family in August. It is a great time to spend a week or two with them to relax, over indulge and spend quality time together.

I have just come back from a fantastic two-week holiday in Lara Beach, Turkey. I am rested, tanned and have gained 3 kgs, but am dreading going back to work.

Are you in the same boat?

If so, I have a routine that I have developed over many years that helps me get over those holiday blues.

Reading Time – 3 mins.

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