“No is a complete sentence and so often we forget that. When we don’t want to do something we can simply smile and say no. We don’t have to explain ourselves, we can just say “No”
Susan Gregg

Learn to Say No and Take Control of Your Time

Learn To say No

Learning how to say no and being prepared to do so is one of the key steps on the path to taking control of your time. When we were young we used to say no all the time, but our parents or guardians very quickly ensured that we discovered that the word was unacceptable and […]

How to Keep Stress Levels Down When Times Get Tough

Manage Stress

Introduction to Stress Nothing can hold you back quite like stress. Unfortunately, stressors are everywhere. Even a small amount can severely impact your ability to perform. Therefore, it’s important to learn how to deal with your stress effectively. A New York University research study “Cognitive Emotion Regulation Fails the Stress Test,” found that even a […]

Improve Your Time Management Skills with a Change in Mindset

Improve your Time Management Skills

Time management doesn’t come easily, but it is a behaviour around which skills can be learnt. By improving your time management skills, you will feel less overwhelmed, more productive and better able to control the deluge of e-mails, ringing phones and constant interruptions that are part of everyday life. One of the best ways for […]

Time Management Mastery in 3 Quick And Easy Steps

In this fast paced and hectic world, everybody needs to become a Time Management Master; it is fast becoming one of the most sought after skills and is viewed as compulsory to those who wish to become super – successful, doing everything they want to, in order to achieve this level of success, I firmly […]

Focus – 5 Ways to Get Back on Track

In our busy lives, we find that everyday there are a thousand and one things vying for our attention in both our personal and work lives. When life is so busy and so much is expected of us it’s not difficult to understand why we sometimes lose focus of the big picture. Have you ever […]

Managing meetings effectively – be assertive!

Managing meetings by being assertive Managing meetings effectively can be hard work, especially as the size of the group expands. Trying to balance keeping time whilst discussing work thoroughly can be daunting – but not impossible! Managing meetings assertively is the key to a smoothly-run, productive meeting. Importantly, it also keeps the focus of the meeting […]

Pressed for Time at home or work? Consider Delegating!

The only way to make sure things get done right is to do it yourself, right? Well, there comes a time when you can only do so much in one day. Delegating tasks allows you to grow as a person. When you delegate effectively, you can improve your life all around because you’re no longer […]