Time Management Tools for Entrepreneurs to Kickstart 2020

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince. If we truly love something, we invest time in it. As time is a valuable resource, when invested, it makes the person, goal or activity even more important, but there’s a negative side … More Time Management Tools for Entrepreneurs to Kickstart 2020

Dolce far niente, the sweetness of idleness

Tim Kreider, author reinforced this well: “Idleness is not just a vacation, an indulgence or a vice, it’s as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body, and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets… It is, paradoxically, necessary to getting any work done.” Idleness has been … More Dolce far niente, the sweetness of idleness

Dealing with workplace stress

According to the Regus Group, “Stress levels in the workplace are rising with 6  in 10 workers in major global economies experiencing increased workplace stress.” In the United Kingdom, work-related illness cost £28.3 billion per year according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.  The increasing levels of  job-related stress is taking a toll on our health. Workplace stress increases the risk of heart attack, accelerates … More Dealing with workplace stress

Are you procrastinating? Would you like to make sense of this?

Why are we, as humans, always waiting until the last minute to get started on a major project or assignment? Some might use the argument, I work better under pressure. Surely that creates an adrenaline rush needed for creativity, but equally I would argue it can overwhelm you. So I am not saying here that … More Are you procrastinating? Would you like to make sense of this?