My Busy, Busy Life (Not)

When helping a poorly friend recently by delivering some groceries to her when she was too ill to get out of the house, I lost my favourite reading glasses. Sainsbury’s said that no-one had handed them in. It’s a mystery, frankly, as I normally wear them on the top of my head but I bumped into someone I hadn’t seen for eight years – a judge, no less – and it threw me. End result?  No glasses and no shopping list with the judge’s email address scribbled on the back of it. Which led to me being a bit sad […]

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Are My Multi-Tasking Days Over?

We know, don’t we, that when we stand in the kitchen doing the washing up whilst putting the laundry on, peeling a carrot, sauteing an onion and laying the dinner table that we are not really going any faster just because we are doing five jobs at once, and yet we cannot help ourselves. Who can say, hand on heart, she’s never found herself doing that? It feels efficient. But really it’s just panic born of busyness and time poverty. And the same applies to business. I’ve taught anyone who has paid to listen – and some who haven’t (!) […]

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