Posts by Tiana

Are You Living a Life of Choice?

Our lives and lifestyles have changed over the past 100 years or so – dramatically. And this change has accelerated over the past 20 years.  Change is not necessarily a bad thing – on the contrary – a lot of the changes to our lives have been remarkably empowering.  A century ago, it was not even remotely possible…

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3 Ways to Plan Your Schedule

Abraham Lincoln famously said: “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.”  And I concur with him.  Getting things done and being effective all comes down to preparation and planning. This is one of the reasons I always spend quite a bit of time with clients, guiding…

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It’s All About Focus

A few months ago, I started working with a new client.  She has been in business for several years and, like many others, is spinning many plates at the same time.  She does it all; content creation, marketing, client work, admin, accounts, emails, social media….the list goes on.  In short, she is the typical overwhelmed Solopreneur. One of…

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The Impact of Attention Management

There are more distractions around us now, than ever before.  I think we all know and accept this fact.  We are all bombarded with emails, notifications, calls, pop-up ads, DMs and messages, all day long.  And I can promise you it’s not going away – it’s here to stay. What I find interesting is the impact all of…

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How to Achieve Your Goals

A lot of what I do, as a business coach revolves around helping clients not only set their goals but also achieve those goals. So I thought it might be a good idea to touch on this topic.  And it really is much easier than you think! Step 1 – Set the right goals Firstly,…

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How to Take Back Control of Your Time

  Are you tired and absolutely fed up with other people’s bad time management impacting negatively on your own time management?   Here’s an example of a situation that I have come across again and again:  you have sent an email off to Sally to ask for some information. And you need this information to…

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How to Leverage Quick Wins

  Today I want to touch on the subject of leveraging quick wins. Now the thing with quick wins is it can actually do a great deal for you and your productivity and make you feel like you’re actually achieving things. So leveraging quick wins can motivate you, it can help you with your focus…

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How to Stay Motivated to do the Tasks You Hate

  Very recently, at a business Expo, I met and spoke to a lovely lady called Catherine. And Catherine told me that one of her biggest challenges in business was to stay motivated to still do all the tasks that that she hates.   And we all have those types of tasks; like accounts, or…

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How To Chunk Your Week

  Week chunking is one of my favourite ways to create more focus during my working week. It also helps me feel (and be) more in control of what gets done.  So how does Week Chunking work?   The idea of Week Chunking is to divide your working week into “chunks” of time.  The duration of…

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The Impact of Procrastination

  I think it is fairly obvious that procrastination works like a set of brakes when it comes to how much we achieve in a day.  The more we procrastinate, the less we get done.  It is as simple as that.   Yet, a great many people still procrastinate – either consciously of subconsciously. One would…

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