The Concept of Brain Management

By Tiana | Jul 16, 2019

I recently had the opportunity to hear Mark Tigchelaar speak at the #GTDSummit in Amsterdam.  Mark is a Neuro-psychologist and author of five books.  He specialises in understanding how the brain works and how to leverage this to get more things done.  I thought I’d share my summary of his talk here. It’s not about Time Management; it’s…

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The Power of Active Questions

By Tiana | Jul 11, 2019

During my recent attendance of the Getting Things Done Summit in Amsterdam, many great speakers took to the stage to share their knowledge, experience and ideas with us.  One of those speakers was world-renowned business educator and coach, Dr Marshall Goldsmith.   I found Marshall’s talk inspiring and thought provoking which is why I wanted to share my…

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Getting Things Done Summit Summary

By Tiana | Jul 4, 2019

You can only imagine my excitement when I recently had the opportunity to spend two entire days with over 700 of the most productive people in the world!  Yes, I managed to get a ticket for the #GTDSummit (Getting Things Done) in Amsterdam, hosted by one of my productivity heroes, David Allen.   I have been following…

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Expect the Unexpected

By Tiana | May 29, 2019

Are you a perfectionist?  Or are you more of a done-is-better-than-perfect kinda person? We tend to put people in either of these baskets (perfectionists vs non-perfectionists) based on how painfully precise they work.  Dotting each “I” and crossing each “T”?  Yup, you are a perfectionist.  That is how we label others – and ourselves.  That is the definition of “perfectionism” we…

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4 Ways to Win With Email

By Tiana | May 1, 2019

When working with clients on the Time Management and Productivity front, the one issue everyone seems to have is email overload.  Too many emails, too much time needed to handle it and people expecting a reply within two nanoseconds.   The bad news is this:  clearly email is a part of our lives and here to stay.  The good…

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Using Waiting Time Productively

By Tiana | Apr 3, 2019

Being as productive as possible means using every bit of time wisely.  That includes “Waiting Time”.  And we all have waiting time.  We wait for the doctor’s appointment, we wait for the train to arrive, we wait for a meeting to start and we wait for the kids to finish swimming lessons.  It seems we are forever waiting for…

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