Category: Time Management

TED Talk: The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers [video] - Innovation Excellence

After years of studying the dynamics of success and productivity in the workplace, organizational psychologist Adam Grant discovered a three powerful and unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. Continue reading

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Get More Done

Most times you’ll see this posed as a question “What matters most?” as people grapple with finding the meaning of life. That is not the case here…

Instead I would like to share with you my simple management philosophy that will help you be more successful in today’s sometimes overwhelming, chaotic world of too many competing demands on your time. Continue reading

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In this latest article for Sir Richard Branson, Peter Cook looks at 7 top tips for looking after yourself as an entrepreneur and leader. Continue reading

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How do we connect meaningfully with family, community and with our personal life? How do we engage meaningfully with work? Rediscover how the methodologies that help us achieve process excellence; can help us reach our own personal excellence. Continue reading

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Three Innovation Clockspeeds

The pervasive lack of enthusiasm or even awareness of time in regards to innovation is a constant source of amazement for me. In organizations transfixed by time, speed and efficiency, innovation and product development are often the slowest out of the gate, the longest efforts to accomplish and seem completely unrelated to the real world. Continue reading

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I like Dave Snowden’s thinking on innovation – starvation, pressure, and perspective shift. Here’s what it means to me: Continue reading

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How long will it take?

How long will it take? The short answer – same as last time. How long do we want it to take? That’s a different question altogether. Continue reading

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