“If you don’t prioritise your life, someone else will do it for you.” This is one of my favourite lines from Greg McKeown’s book, Essentialism (here’s my book summary).
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I was recently asked by some of the members of my Slack group about my experience hiring and working with a virtual assistant (VA). Working with a VA is something I’m still fairly new to […]
Zapier has to be my all-time favourite automation tools. When used correctly it’s amazing just how much time it can save you throughout the day.
Every day we get bombarded by emails, ideas and incoming work requests. Some of these things may be worth your time but most of it probably isn’t. The trouble is that we’re social animals and […]
Over the last few years of writing this blog and recording my podcast, I’ve repeated myself more than a few times. In this post, I’d like to consolidate all the most common advice I seem […]
You’ve probably heard loads of advice about how to be more productive. Perhaps you’ve been told (probably by me) to block your tasks onto your calendar. Maybe you’ve tried the Pomodoro technique or the Getting […]
I hear from people all the time who are confused about which tools to use and how they all fit together. In this day and age, most of us rely on a collection of tools […]
A few months ago I listened to this great episode of the Focussed podcast where hosts Mike and David discuss “moving the needle”. In summary, they highlight the importance of “effectiveness” and why we shouldn’t […]
The average CEO reads about 60 books a year or 4-5 books per month. Reading is often positioned as being a prerequisite for success. For example, Warren Buffet reads for 5-6 hours a day and […]
I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Joe and Matt from Evergreen Profits. Self-proclaimed “generalists”, Matt and Joe are hosts of The Hustle and Flowchart podcast where they discuss a range of topics on their […]