Get Sh#t Done: Eight of the best productivity hacks for leaders

If there was a trophy for short attention spans, I’d be on the winner’s podium. Google leads me down rabbit holes like an exuberant little beagle. I procrastinate with as much dedication as my 14-year-old son does when he’s faced with unstacking the dishwasher. Combine all that with an embarrassing little addiction to social media and well…yeah… let’s…

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Get Sh#t Done: Eight of the best productivity hacks for leaders

If there was a trophy for short attention spans, I’d be on the winner’s podium. Google leads me down rabbit holes like an exuberant little beagle. I procrastinate with as much dedication as my 11-year-old son does when he’s faced with unstacking the dishwasher. Combine all that with an embarrassing little addiction to social media and well…yeah… let’s…

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Why great leaders do need some baggage

Last week, my 15-year-old son went on a week-long hike into the New Zealand bush. The list for what he had to pack in his backpack left us both scratching our heads – it was as precise as it was long. When he returned yesterday, tired but happy from his sojourn into the native forest, he excitedly recounted…

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7 Ways To Squash The Pre-Leave Stress Monster

Whether you’re going on holiday, taking an overseas business trip or about to kick-off an executive leadership programme which will take you out of action for a number of weeks, taking leave from your day to day management role can often bring about more stress than a cat going scuba diving. I decided to write about…

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Life-Changing Leadership Jewels (From a Brazilian Yoga Teacher)

Along with meditation, yoga has come out of the patchouli wearing, tree-hugging, hippy realms to take its rightful place in the mainstream – and more importantly, the workplace. If you’re a leader who is yet to acknowledge the positive impact practicing mindfulness can have on stress reduction AND productivity, read this. At first glance, you might…

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