Time doesn’t only fly when you are having fun – focus on what brings you energy

There is an idea that “time flies when you are having fun”.  * (see below post for disclaimer)But time flies for other reasons too: When you are stressed or under time-pressure, when you are doing addictive chores, when you are asleep…So don’t think that just because time flies, you are having fun.I have spent a […]

Boldness, Decision and Action

Look at this picture. What’s wrong with it? Looks tidy, right? Nice Paul McCartney poster? Nobody died.. This is the small room at the bottom of the stairs in my house. Opposite the sofa you can find my guitars. Sometimes I sit and play there. The door goes through to the entrance of the house […]

2 questions that seem to set me free

I’ve finished reading “Getting Things Done” by David Allen and I have to say it was great. I wanted to share the concept that really hit home the most..   As a perfection-lover, control-freak and high-achiever (in my mind, at least) I really like to get things RIGHT. So much, that these “things” spin around […]

Creating Strategic Action in 4 Steps

This blog post has been written as support for homework for participants from my training on “Creating Influence”. …but the exercise described below is an excellent approach to defining strategic action for any mission you may undertake.   First, let’s describe “strategic action” How is strategic action different to normal action? It considers one’s current […]