Businesses and other organisations spend a lot of effort to deliver intentional outcomes, and then optimising practices to better achieve them. Yet many of us drift through life and expect our goals to just fall into place. We exhaust all our strategic thinking during the hours of 9 to 5 and leave the rest up to chance. I try to take some of the strategic thinking and frameworks that are used with success in the corporate world and apply them to my own, everyday life.
Increase productivity, reassess life goals and reduce stress using techniques that have been proven in the work place…. or at least make some nice looking spreadsheets in the process.
I share some of the insights that have helped me, and I hope can help others.
Disclaimer: I am not a professional. This blog anecdotes my personal story and should not be interpreted as advice.
When things are starting to get on top of me at work, my email inbox is the first thing I drop the ball on. There a few easy tricks I use to try and keep it in some sort of order that can also be applied to a personal inbox. The aim is not forContinue reading “Organising your inbox”
My ‘project’ for 2021 is a focus on health and wellbeing, and as part of the plan I will be monitoring progress through monthly reviews, which I’ll share here. Monitoring should not be confused with evaluation – these monthly updates are not an assessment of whether or not my annual plan is a success orContinue reading “Health and Wellbeing – July update”
It’s a common complaint, but it doesn’t mean you should just put up with it. Tiredness affects your mental and physical performance, makes you more emotional and less resilient. Driving whilst tired has a similar effect to a 0.05% blood alcohol content (the limit in Australia), so would you turn up to a meeting withContinue reading “Feeling tired?”
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