Business Discussions

Not Getting Things Done is Also Productive

A while ago, I read (and really enjoyed) a book called “Busy” by Tony Crabbe.  So when I had the opportunity to hear him speak at the GTDSummit (Getting Things Done Summit) recently, I was absolutely delighted.  Tony is a business psychologist and author who have worked with many household name brands over the years. This is…

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Using Waiting Time Productively

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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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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Collaboration Complexities – Part 3/3

  Charles Darwin possibly said it best:  “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”   Good business collaboration leads to the sum being greater than it’s individual parts. We can achieve more, deliver extraordinary outcomes and feel more inspired by…

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Collaboration Complexities – Part 1/3

  To collaborate, or not to collaborate – that is the question.  Of course, the answer will be different for every business owner. For some businesses, collaboration is not an option.  For others, the idea of working with other business owners towards a common goal has just never come up.  And then there are those who…

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“Mistakes” are excellent opportunities to learn

  From an early age we are taught that mistakes are wrong. Something to be avoided at all costs. Our education system is designed to punish those who dare make mistakes or fail. We grow to fear failure and avoid it like the plague; to the extent that we’d rather tell little lies than admit…

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Mastermind Groups

The concept of the Mastermind Group was formally introduced by Napoleon Hill in the early 1900’s when he wrote “Think and Grow Rich”. “No two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third, invisible intangible force, which may be likened to a third mind.” – Napoleon Hill The beauty of Mastermind Groups is that…

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