Are you creating free time?

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Graeme was spending all his time on other people’s agendas. His diary was packed with back to back meetings, his emails were out of control, budget forecasts and project reports were relentless and of course staff issues were constantly distracting him. He had no time to think about tomorrow’s agenda, to ponder the strategic issues they faced, reflect on his own leadership or schedule conversations with key influencers in the business. He was ready for a breakthrough in his personal time availability and control of his day.… Read more

Are you doing the thinking that is required to change the game?

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Robert was busy going nowhere. He was drowning in a sea of emails, back to back meetings, performance reports and people issues. It seemed like everything was coming at him; at best, he was just surviving the onslaught. He knew that he needed time to think about the strategic issues that the business faced. But that was not something he could jam into the end of a busy day. Something had to give, so he decided to allocate one day a week for thinking time.Read more