Tag Archives: Productivity

7 Tools I Use For Social Media, Blogging & Productivity

Posted on 28. Feb, 2012 by .

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Tweet Sendpepper // 123rf // Hootsuite // Buffer // WordPress // Action Method // Woothemes People often ask me what tools I like to use as a leadership blogger, a non-profit entrepreneur and professional speaker. I need to deliver my creative best in the most efficient and leveraged way I can. Never ones to be […]

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Breaking It Down

Breaking It Down

Posted on 04. Nov, 2010 by .

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Tweet I have a love/hate relationship with IKEA. On the one hand they sell exceptionally cost-effective furnishings that can often look good for the price. On the other hand I so often find that the frustration of dealing with their products overshadows the money I save. Take the shelving system I bought last weekend for […]

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Developing A Rest Ethic

Developing A Rest Ethic

Posted on 23. Oct, 2010 by .

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Tweet If you’re anything like me you might find that working sometimes comes more naturally than resting does. If you’re not, then someone on your team probably needs you to read this so you can understand them better. In high school I was such a gifted sleeper than my friends nicknamed me “sloth”. I’d roll […]

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Green Light Policy

Green Light Policy

Posted on 14. Sep, 2010 by .

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Tweet Most teams have their default setting set to “wait”. If you see an opportunity, write a plan, submit it to the right people, chase it up, wait for a decision to be handed down. Wait. If there’s a problem, tell the right person about it or ask what you’re allowed to do about it. […]

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Leading Without Emptying The Ocean

Leading Without Emptying The Ocean

Posted on 29. Jun, 2010 by .

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Tweet I read some very disturbing scientific research recently that you might have read too. The conclusion of the widely publicised project was that 90% of the species we fish for today will be wiped out by 2048 until fishing practices change. With an eightfold increase in commercial demand for fish since 1950 the report […]

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When “Busy” Is A Badge Of Honour

When “Busy” Is A Badge Of Honour

Posted on 26. Apr, 2010 by .

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Tweet Productivity has a cousin you don’t want to spend too much time with. At a glance productivity and busyness seem to be close relatives, but don’t settle for the counterfeit. Don’t get me wrong – I absolutely believe in having a strong work ethic. But when you don’t understand the difference between being busy […]

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