to do list

How to hack your to-do list for motivation and productivity

Whether you’re a part of a self-managed team or a team that’s been thrown into the routine of working from home, this article will help you amp up your performance.  Today we’re talking about how to hack your to-do list for added motivation and productivity. You don’t need any fancy-pants software or robust tech to …

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Why Tuesday 14th April 2020 is the beginning of motivational armageddon

In a time where almost every headline is screaming ‘crisis’ and ‘catastrophe’ in all caps, you may find yourself becoming numb to another dramatic headline.  If you hadn’t arrived here, I wouldn’t blame you for inoculating yourself from more drama in what has been an extraordinary few weeks. But I confess, the term ‘motivational armageddon’ …

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12 practical Slack integrations to help you manage your remote team

If your team is working remotely there’s a good chance that you’re using Slack as your primary communication method. It’s a ripper of a tool that helps boost collaboration and minimise the need for back-and-forth emails.  And while Slack is pretty great on its own, you can take its effectiveness to the next level by …

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roadblocks to progress

The four roadblocks of progress and how to overcome them

The world is a busy place, even when we’re working-from-home. We’ve got team meetings to have, projects to plan, tasks to complete – and we haven’t even mentioned the mountain of laundry eye-balling you from across the room! When busy come out to play we can quickly find ourselves falling down the rabbit-hole of self-sabotaging …

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How to work from home with your spouse

Quick question: has the honeymoon ended yet? I’m not talking about an actual honeymoon if you were one of the few people who still got married out there in the past fortnight. I’m taking about the global honeymoon – your work from home (WFH) honeymoon. Our world has shifted As the majority of the nation …

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How to set up your space for a Zoom call (or any virtual meeting)

Whether it’s your first time working from home or this isn’t your first rodeo, we thought it might be a tad pragmatic to share a step-by-step guide to help you set up your space for a Zoom call. Virtual meetings don’t have quite the same ‘ring’ to them as face-to-face meetings, but with where we’re …

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good sleep guide

A good sleep guide

World Sleep Day is upon us. That’s right, we’ve circled the sun once more and the calendar has ticked over to what is, for many of us, an opportunity to feel vaguely shamed by how little quality sleep we are getting. Woo-bloody-hoo, right? Okay, in reality, this is probably the first time you’ve heard about …

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Don’t be a stereotype – stress management tips for CEOs

I figured it was about time we share some tips on stress management for CEOs. But why something so specific? Well, I spend a fair bit of time around business executives and c-suite leaders through my role as a lead facilitator. From my observations, the higher up you are in an organisational hierarchy, the more …

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goals

The unexpected things you can learn from goals

There are plenty of blogs out there about the power of goal setting. As a leader, you’ve likely read a tonne of them already. So, instead of describing the power of setting goals, this blog is laser-focused on the unexpected things you can learn while on the path to achieving a goal.   First of …

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boosting productivity

Boosting productivity in the workplace with science

There’s a heap of information out there, zipping across the internet, but how much of it is grounded in science? Today we’re taking a scientific look at increasing workplace productivity with the help of recent studies conducted and published on Science Daily. Read on for some surprising insights and strategies to improve productivity within your …

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