Category Archives: Procrastination

Kaizen

Laziness – how do we combat this challenge?  Almost all of us periodically sets ourselves a new goal or challenge — and just as often in the end fails to achieve them. We end up telling ourselves that we’re just not ready yet, that we’ll do it next week, next month…next year. We might even […]
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The snooze button and the way we live our lives

Your Snooze Button is making you feel tired, Monday morning, new hopes, new energy flowing through our bodies accompanied by the excitement of the thought that ‘someday’ it will be a ‘new me’, a new ‘BETTER’ me. We all have this train of thoughts, especially on Sunday evenings when we plan the week ahead.So, the sun […]
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Work distractions and interruptions

Overcoming distractions and interruptions Interruptions and distractions impose heavily on our ability to organize work schedules. Not only is there the actual time lost through the interruption but, more importantly, the effort of getting back to the original task and re-focusing attention. The extent to which we are distracted from our work has become much […]
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The costs of multitasking

The costs of multitasking Are you a task switcher? This is the quintessential rhetorical question, because we all switch between tasks, and we do so often. While the answer to this question is predictable, clear and almost universal — a more complex and important question is how much time do you think you lose when […]
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Simple ways to get over your Impostor Syndrome

Practical ways to get over your impostor syndrome Did you ever fear that you’ll be found out? Did you ever procrastinate a job promotion just because you “knew” that sooner or later people will find out who you really are? Well, is only one sign of impostor syndrome that I’d like to share with you […]
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Positive planning for a focused week

FOCUSED week Before starting to plan the week ahead we should focus on how do we wish the week to look like. How do we want to perform at work, what do we need to get done during the week? If we don’t know how to measure, we can’t manage our work properly. During my […]
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Work SMARTER, not harder – tips to overcome interruptions

These days, technology is meant to help us to work smarter, not harder. But this is only true, if we have already built up the productivity habits. What does it mean for you to work smarter and being productive?  When I think about productivity, my mind goes immediately in the direction of interruptions. How many […]
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5 useful habit forming tips

Motivation is a major key to sustaining behaviours but other tricks and tips can help. These include: 1. Get the right support from the significant other.  When delivering seminars and workshops, one of the most common comments I hear is this: “I wish my partner could hear this.” We all have this motivation and sense […]
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Excuses and other tricky ‘inventions’ that stop you bringing your IDEAS to life

Excuses and other tricky ‘inventions’ that stop you bringing your IDEAS to life       During my work as a business coach, sales specialist or marketer, I’ve heard plenty of excuses from my clients and myself about why they’re unable to turn their ideas into reality, with the aim to start their own business. […]
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Goal Liberation

The story of two heads 1. Did you ever make a list with everything you have to do during the day and then you felt so good that you HAD to take a break? 2. Did you ever attend a productivity seminar and you felt so productive and motivated, even though you didn’t produce anything? […]
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