Putting First Things First

It seems that the older one gets, the faster time seems to disappear. Once again I find myself in November, having come to a disappointing halt, some months ago, with John Thornhill’s Partnership to Success Programme. Recently I’ve been listening to an audiobook in my car called ‘Why We Want You to be Rich’, by…

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Do You Want to Make Money…or Excuses?

Wow! – I can’t believe it was November when I last completed a Partnership to Success assignment. I could make any number of excuses; car hunting in November, the death of my Mother, her funeral, Christmas and illness in December, sorting Mum’s house, doing my tax return and seeing clients in January. But excuses are…

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3 Time Savers That Feel Like Time Wasters

It’s a strange fact of life that some of the things we can’t be bothered to take a few minutes to deal with actually end up wasting more of our time if we don’t do them. Here are a few examples: Servicing / Maintenance It may seem like a pain or an expense to get…

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How Do You Fill Your Jar?

You may have seen a demonstration involving the following items: A large glass jar Some stones Some pebbles Some sand The demonstration goes like this; the person starts by putting the sand into the jar first, followed by the pebbles, then the stones – but they find that the stones won’t fit. So they empty…

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The One Thing

Multitasking is a myth; you cannot consciously work on more than one thing at a time. This is why the unconscious mind is so important. If you’re driving you are only consciously doing one thing – hopefully this is looking out for danger! And, whilst you’re doing that, your unconscious self is working the pedals,…

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Where Does the Time Go?

Getting things done, especially the right things at the right times is a constant struggle for me – and I’m sure I’m not alone. It’s certainly not down to a lack of time. We all have 24 hours in a day, yet I’ve even heard retired people say how busy they are and how they…

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