How to get everything completed in a 4-day working week

4-day working week

For many of my readers we are approach Easter. We can look forward to a 4-day working week, and not just one but two!  Whilst most of us will welcome our first Bank Holiday since Christmas and New Year, some of us will no doubt be worrying about how we’re going to get everything accomplished […]

How to Ensure Your Meetings Aren’t Deemed A Time Waster

Are your meetings places where minutes are taken and hours wasted?

How to Ensure Your Meetings aren’t deemed A Time Waster

How successful are your meetings? Do they achieve the desired outcome of discussing ideas and debating issues that drive successful outcomes? What do others think of your meetings? In the United Kingdom the average businessperson sits through 207 meetings a year. and spends the equivalent of five working days getting to them in the first […]

How to Deal with Some Common Time Stealers

How to Deal with Some Common Time Stealers

Time stealers are the biggest reason that the words “I just don’t have the time” are heard all over the world. Uttered by millions of people who struggle to fit everything they want to do into 24 hours.  Whilst we can’t extend our days, we can eliminate some of the time stealers that take up […]

How to Manage Your Time Whilst Dealing With Clients

How to Manage Your Time Whilst Dealing With Clients

If you work with clients, you will know it can be a challenge trying to balance the need for responsiveness with the need to manage your time effectively and efficiently. You will have some clients who are a dream to work with, others can be extremely hard work; stealing both your time and energy. You […]

7 Simple Steps That Will Generate More Free Time

7 Simple Steps That Will Generate More Free Time

One of the most common things I hear from people is “I just haven’t got the time”. Everyone would like to have more free time but don’t know how to go about achieving it. When I work with clients, I help them to discover free time by getting them to take seven simple steps. Create […]

Top 10 Time Management Articles 2016

Most read blogs according to Google

Top Time management articles 3d

Well its fair to say that 2016 was a year that is going to live long in the memory. I remember thinking as the year started that having suffered two heart attacks, following hip replacement surgery, that the worst was behind me. Little did I know that heart attack number 3 and a subsequent stroke […]

Make Time for Your Family, They Really Miss You

You need to learn how to balance work and family life.

Make Time for Your Family, They Really Miss You

Business owners, Make time for your family, they really miss you. Are you one of the many business owners in the world striving to make your business successful? Of course you are, and you may well think that is a really daft question, but at what expense are you pushing to bet get success? When […]

The Time Doctor Hits 300 Not Out

Helping business owners to balance business and family commitments

The Time Doctor 300 Not Out

The idea of The Time Doctor had been around for many years, however it all came to fruition in a bar in October 2012. After a networking event, i was talking to my great freind Ian Prowse and somehow the conversation turned to what 2013 was going to look like and what we really wanted […]

How to use the Pareto Principle to create the life you desire

A powerful concept that can change your life

The Pareto Principle

If you have been reading this blog for any length of time you will know that I’m a great fan of the Pareto Principle or as it is more commonly known the 80/20 rule. The Pareto Principle is the idea that 80% of your results come from 20% of your actions. You wear 20% of […]

Use the last half-hour of your day to plan tomorrow

Mondays Top Time Tip

Use the last half-hour of your day to plan tomorrow

Whether you work in an office or at home, your last task of the day should be to plan tomorrow. Before you close the office door, take some time to look at what you’ve accomplished during the day and plan tomorrow. Why plan tomorrow Many people waste a significant amount of time first thing in […]