For those of you that know me – you will know how much I like to plan, even great spontaneity needs a plan my next favourite activity is delegation. One thing you can definitely guarantee about a plan is that it needs to be flexible and to be updated – as you can imagine I planned our South African Adventure to cram as many activities in as possible and that is exactly how the first two weeks of the holiday worked. We have had loads of fun, made new friends, worshipped the sun and spotted wild animals galore on various safaris. Then the volcano erupted …….. Read More
After last week’s article on gratitude and saying thank you – it seems ironic that this week I might be seen to be complaining. Maybe everyone is having a summer customer service survey, maybe it’s the impact of the recession getting everyone to look more closely at the service they offer? Read More
Well obviously not ! The whole point of planning is to allocate specific time to specific important tasks, achieving your goals more easily as you master managing your time and creating a more productive outcome.
Then all of a sudden the spanner arrives ! Read More
It is quite difficult sometimes – with all the pressures we are under to be creative, reflective, inspirational. The hussle and bussle – the noise, the distractions. That is one of the reasons I love scuba diving Read More
Have you ever felt that you were running too fast, whether in life or in the gym? Yesterday I was down the gym and as part of my warm up I used the running machine. I set the programme as normal (or so I thought) and set off. The machine gradually got faster and then too fast! I had to reduce the speed – that was odd – had I suddenly become incredibly unfit in a week? Then Darren my personal trainer pointed out that the settings between Miles and Kilometers had been changed – whew! I thought it was me Read More
What’s going on? Yesterday I was thinking about how planning has really helped me. Helped me to focus, to feel less stressed, to really set the momentum for my business. This morning its like I am on a different planet! Read More