Category: Time Management

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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Our November newsletter – published this morning – features a long-form article on how to make the best of the final 60 days of the year. On 1st November we all had 60 days until the end of the calendar year. If I may use a marathon as a metaphor here, on 1st November you
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So the detox is done. Here’s what I said on 10th September 2019 (the day after my birthday): Let me define my detox: No alcohol; Low/no carbs – getting back to Paleo – no bread, potato, pasta, rice. Lots of protein and vegetables; One day off per week (Saturday). I’m still weighing in at around
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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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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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Today Edinburgh in the morning, Glasgow in the afternoon and home late tonight. Tomorrow a Bunker Day and, as well as some client calls, a huge effort to clear my task list before close of play. This weekend we reach the half-way point in the calendar year. I’m off to Greece early Saturday for our
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Starting in 1996 (and inspired then and now by the philosophy of Dan Sullivan at Strategic Coach in Toronto), I decided that in August every year I would buy myself a Sasco Wall Planner and spend a day allocating my time for the following year: Free Days – days of rest, vacation and adventure; Buffer
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