To Multi-Task or Not To Multi-Task: That Is The Question

It’s Monday morning. I’m multi-tasking. And that’s just the way that it is. Sometimes this is OK, it works well and it feels busy and exciting. Other times it’s completely inappropriate and it just feels exhausting. So what’s the antidote? We have to find the strength to switch everything else off and focus on one thing to the exclusion of all else. It’s very luxurious and zen just to do one thing at a time and be completely absorbed by it. It’s also efficient. It gets the job done. It’s enough already that we have to split our focus between […]

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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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Slowing Down: Time To Be Peaceful

After nearly two months in limbo, I decided this week to take control of my life back and stop waiting.   This has brought forth a tempestuous week, both for me and others around me.   A week to remember though often we might want to forget it, in parts.   At least for a while. And in the midst of all that sturm und drang I was lent a movie called Peaceful Warrior based on the best-selling book Way Of The Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman. It’s a reminder of that concept which I find annoying in variants from quite annoying to very annoying, […]

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