What is Zapier and How do You Use It?

Technology was meant to make life easier. When machines automated our daily chores, we’d have more time to sit back and relax. That was the […]

How to Make Meetings More Productive

We all know how this scenario goes: you’ve just got into the perfect work zone, feeling 100% inspired and focused, when your alarm goes off […]

Working from home boosts performance by 13%

Despite numerous examples and studies highlighting how beneficial working from home is, it remains a difficult sell in many workplaces, with those working remotely tending […]

New Ideas for My Online Teaching Business

In the book, The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth, James Altucher talks about the power of coming up with new ideas. I’m constantly thinking about new […]

Icons galore with this brilliant new add-in from the Noun Project

There’s one sure fire way of helping to bring your designs and documents to life and that is through the use of simple iconography. I […]

How We Launched A Course In 4 Weeks (Using Productivity Principles)

Just the thought of launching a new course made us nervous. Our schedule was already full, we were traveling abroad in Spain, and it just […]

The Buddy System: Why Friends at Work Matter

We all want a friendship to rival Buzz & Woody, Lilo & Stitch or Thelma & Louise (with a happier ending!). But how can we […]

Productivity, skills and intelligent learning recommendations

tl;dr The system supporting skills and careers development is inept and that costs the world trillions. But the future for learning is bright: higher quality, […]

Why autonomy is so important at work

Autonomy is a topic I’ve touched on a few times on this blog in the last few years, both in terms of its impact on […]

Why workplace interruptions affect the highly skilled most of all

It’s well known that interruptions are lethal to our productivity, and that the kind of open plan offices common in the modern workplace are especially […]

Addressing the Core Needs of Your Employees

There’s no doubt about it, the modern workforce has become increasingly complex. Faced with heavy workloads, short turnaround times and high deliverables, many workers are […]

12 Tips to Increase Happiness at Work

Happiness at work is the key to unleashing superheroes in your organisation! So join me, as we find out how to unlock that all-important wellbeing […]