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Archive for the Overwhelm category


Thursday, May 19th, 2016

It’s funny how easy, and often, overwhelm sneaks up on us! Be honest now, I know you’ve been there, perhaps a few more times than you’d like to say. Well, I certainly have. And I have a few trusted methods that I use frequently: making a list, doing a brain dump, prioritizing, chunking it down […]

The Maximiser and the Satisficer on ‘Learning’

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

I was reminded again recently of the maximisers and the satisficers concept, particularly in relation to a theme that’s a hot topic at the moment, including the free webinar I am doing on Wednesday: Overwhelm. If you recall, the maximiser is the guy who goes out to buy a pair of jeans, finds a great […]

My 4-step System for Getting Things Done

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Throughout my career, as both a manager and an entrepreneur, the question of how to fit everything you need to do into your schedule comes up. It’s a question people consistently ask me.  So here is my system, one that has evolved for me over the years:   First and foremost, you need to get […]

Is there something in the air?

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Is there something in the air at the moment? More than a couple of friends, clients or colleagues have told me they are feeling a ‘funk’. And you know what? So am I! I feel a touch of overwhelm too over the last week or so. Our move was a biggie, and all the red […]

Setting up your environment for success

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

A guest post by Beth Dargis of Often we think willpower and force is how we can change habits or create success. But, willpower is a finite source. What if you focused on making change easier? One way to make things easier is to set up your environment for success. Do you want to be […]

I’m clearing out!

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

We are moving! Usually, you will hear me talking about de-cluttering your mind, i.e. getting it all out of your head, getting it clear, getting rid of the things you don’t want or need, and keeping only the good stuff – the stuff that supports you. Well, this week, I am going to flip that. […]