Posts by Tiana

In the Spotlight: Katherine Wildman

Each month, I like to shine a spotlight on one dynamic businessperson whom I believe is making a massively positive impact on their clients, connections and the business world in general. Shining a spotlight allows all of us to get to know these amazing people better. So, this month, let’s meet:     Name: Katherine Wildman…

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“Dead Time” Tasks

So you are sitting in the coffee shop sipping your cappuccino waiting for your friend/ contact to arrive. The scheduled meeting is due to start in a few minutes and now you’re twiddling your thumbs. This, my friend, is dead time.   I don’t know anyone who does not have any dead time anywhere in…

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Why I’m Delving Deeper

I have long been a fan of week chunking. Over the past few years, this practice has helped me complete massive projects; writing a book, developing training material for clients, planning and launching a podcast etc. It has also helped many of my clients achieve their goals.   For those unfamiliar with the concept of…

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Time Control for Entrepreneurs

Most people struggle with controlling their time and time management. Entrepreneurs however, have an even bigger struggle on their hands. Demands on their time are enormous! Continual business development, product or service expansion, admin, employee management, meetings, networking and the day-to-day running of the business – these are but a few of the demands on…

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Eisenhower’s Matrix is Still Relevant Today – Even More So!

  President Dwight D. Eisenhower (US President 1953 – 1961) had a point, I believe, when he spoke about urgency and importance in tasks. You can imagine, as General in the US Army, then Allied Forces Supreme Commander during WW2 and later as US President, Eisenhower had quite a bit on his plate! Many of…

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Striking the Right Balance

Life is complicated these days. We are expected to be “on duty” almost 24/7 – replying to e-mails, completing reports, attending meetings – the To-Do list seems endless. We face demands on our time from various angles and trying to fit it all in is an impossible feat. In fact, we now work longer hours…

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Top 3 Time Management Tricks

So much is being said and written on the topic of time management, that I sometimes feel we waste a lot of time trying to absorb all of these bits of information. We can spend hours on YouTube, blogs, books and social media trying to find that one silver bullet which will magically transform us…

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10 Signs of Impending Overwhelm

Breaking point. This is usually the state people are in by the time the reach out for help. Or worse. I have met individuals after their breaking point. When physical illness has already set in, when their business comes crashing down around them, when their personal lives are shattered. And I often think: If only…

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Beware the Distraction of the Desk

99.3% of people surveyed recently, reported that they had time management problems. Chances are that you feel the same way they do. Overwhelm, lack of focus, struggling with prioritisation, too much to do….these are all time management issues scoring high in the survey. What struck me while analysing the results of the survey, was just…

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Are you setting limits?

The alarm clock went off this morning. It got you out of bed. Then you possibly had breakfast before driving to the office. These are things we do every single day – without thinking about it. But here’s the thing we never think about; you have placed limits on all these actions. Let me explain.…

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