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Really... says who? Everyone it seems with conviction and resignation declare "I don't have a choice"! Usually often and loudly. What makes it such a popular phrase? Rarely will a day pass without hearing it several times, because it's indelibly connected to decisions we make with our time. So let's unpack this popular declaration to understand its roots. It's wrong, you have more choices than you think It's … Read More
Wouldn't it be amazing if that big change you or organization are going through actually went smoothly... was finished on time... and was (shockingly) effective? Hardly ever happens that way. Normally it's a field of landmines, takes forever to crawl around them, and by the time it's implemented everyone's forgot why it was so important in the first place. In March's instalment of our Leadership Fitness Camp (titled … Read More
How can you know that you're doing the most important thing needing doing RIGHT NOW? So many priorities, tasks, expectations. Ugh!! Should you be dealing with this crisis or that opportunity, this people issue or that customer situation? And really... what am I really able to control? In this 4-minute video of Timekeepers I recorded for Cogeco TV you'll see and hear how you can best cope with this. Please enjoy the … Read More
Remember the time when our reply to "how are you" was "fine"? No longer. When did "busy" replace "fine" in our vocabulary especially in greetings? We're all so busy, and so proud of it, wearing it like a badge of honour... who's busier. Busy is a drug and we're addicted, believing busy is somehow good, that busier is better and busiest is best. A useless bunch of B words. In this 3-minute episode of Timekeepers on Cogeco … Read More
"But I can't get to the important things because everything's urgent!" Ever said that? Me too... more than once. For you, right now, what's the most important thing needing doing? If it's that "urgent" thing, then do it!! But how to avoid so much "urgent"? Ah... that's the ticket. In this 4-minute video I'll describe how burning chilli dinners and medical emergencies help us do the most important thing needing doing right … Read More
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago." Warren Buffet's metaphor for investing still rings true. So what's that got to do with what you do with your TIME, to get the most from it, to be most productive, to make the biggest impact? In this 4-minute video I make the case for changing our language and the way we consider deploying our time. Please enjoy the video and if you'd … Read More
"I get no respect". Those of us nostalgic or old enough to remember and appreciate comedian Rodney Dangerfield, will recall his most famous quote. What's that got to do with TIME, its value, and what to do about it? In this 3-minute video I'm making a case for TIME as your most valuable resource, and more importantly hoping to shift your perspective enough to inspire you do something very simple about it. Please … Read More