Bizradio host Grant Jansen is an extraordinary guy. His podcasts have my business productivity brain ticking in overdrive. Really, whenever I’m in his company I find myself smiling from ear to ear about life in general and all things good (think: violins, birds chirping and chocolate all rolled into one big ball of happiness). That said, when we [...]
Mental clutter is the collection of thoughts, beliefs, assumptions and memories that are no longer serving you. Unfinished tasks/projects/relationships, are open loops that drain the energy, cause mental clutter, distraction and frustration to our already stressful lives. 9 Steps to an uncluttered mind: Organise your space. Your physical environment is often a reflection of your [...]
Busy. Busy. Tick. Tick. Tick. Overworked? Underpaid? Overwhelmed? Freaking out? Sound familiar? Raise your hands if you’re dreaming of a day where your to-do list is done. Recently I announced that I was going on a “To-do list” diet. Eat less, exercise more, get skinny! Say yes to less, do more and watch the to-do’s disappear! That’s where [...]
Efficiency Master Class My mind races back to a talk radio interview a couple of years back when the presenter, no names mentioned, ridiculed my profession. She waxed on lyrical about how dull being organised must be; neat boxes of routine without the day to day clutter, stress and fuss. “Efficiency screams BORING!” she went [...]
Manage your to do list in 6 easy steps.
Have you ever looked at the clock and thought to yourself that it cannot possibly be 6pm already? Your brain then starts to register that only about two of the 15 items on your to do list for the day have been completed: the list that started out with 15 items in the morning and to which another 10 items were added during the day.