Category: Productivity

First day back after a week’s cottage holiday – and my alarm clock has developed what looks like a a terminal fault whilst we have been away. Annoyingly, I only realise this when I wake at 05:57 this morning, wondering where my 05:00 alarm call has gone? Paradoxically, after a week in which the clock
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As I indicated in my lead article in November’s Extreme Business newsletter, with less than 60 days to go until the end of 2019, now is the time to be making important decisions about your 2020 personal and professional life. I’m going to help you to kick start that process with a FREE WEBINAR on Tuesday 26th
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Monday morning. The start of another week. Please take a moment to think and write down your answer to this question: “What would be the three things I can do this week, that would have the biggest IMPACT on my business and/or my life?” Write them down. Display prominently. Organise a week in which you
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My Facebook “friends” will know that today is day 8 of a 52-day detox. I’m focusing on nutrition (Paleo – because I know how to do that and enjoy it), on sleep (having read Matthew Walker’s “Why we sleep” during the summer) and on exercise via the WattBike (whilst my Achilles tendinopathy prevents me from
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When my kids were little (a.k.a. the 90’s) we would frequently take the last 2 weeks of August as a family holiday, so that the first Monday in September would be the “back to work” day. I well remember how often that Sunday night’s sleep would be broken by a mind active with anticipation and
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Our September newsletter – published on Sunday morning – features a long-form article on the next (final) 121 days of 2019. It’s September and the summer is over for most of us – kids back to school, us back to work and the nights beginning to draw in (as a member of the 05:00am Club,
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First morning back in the 05:00 am Club after an astonishing Sunday watching simultaneous tennis and cricket. Back to my early-morning weekday ritual. Complete my hand-written diary of yesterday’s events; Fire up the Macbook Pro; Check overnight social media activity; Quick glance at overnight email traffic; Open Full Focus Planner and complete calendar activity for
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