Everything we do, starts with an intention…

Everything we do starts with an intention….or does it? Well, it should but in fact, most of the time we are not aware of what our real intentions are. When you are clear on your intentions, you give shape and direction to your actions. When you start to question your intentions, that is when you really get into the driving seat and make conscious decisions about which road you want to take and why.

On average, around 40% of our daily actions are automatic, meaning; we are not making a conscious decision. This is not bad, we need our subconscious mind to take over sometimes and be the driving force. Unfortunately though, many of us act like robots, running on past programs and beliefs, even … Read the rest

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5 Ways That You Might Not be as Productive as You Think

Did you know the average office worker wastes around 40% of their workday? If you are a business owner, I know you don’t like reading statistics like this. The findings showed that this is not because they aren’t smart, but because they were never taught organizing skills to cope with the increasing workloads and demands.

Not everybody struggles to manage their time of course, but unfortunately most people do. What separates those ‘productive’ individuals from the ‘unproductive’ ones? It isn’t intelligence of course or the amount of hours in the day, but the extent to which you use time management tools to support you.

Here are 5 examples of how an unproductive person might differ from a productive person on a daily basis.

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5 Ways of ‘Thinking’ That is Guaranteed to Undermine Your Productivity

Imagine feeling completely organized and stress free; imagine never feeling overwhelmed or frustrated again. You arrive at work, you get what you need done and you leave each day with an immense sense of achievement. You go home and work is forgotten until the next day. I know, this may seem like the elusive dream for many, but it is certainly possible.

What do you think are some of the underlying factors influencing how productive you are? Ok, so there are many different factors that contribute to our performance and to cover them all would require me to write a book, not an article.

When I think about the many things that undermine performance, I tend to first think of things that are not obvious … Read the rest