Nemawashi: Team Decision Making

Nemawashi: Team Decision Making

Nemawashi is a simple management system that bases decisions on team consensus first. Decisions in the business shouldn’t be made by individuals, but rather they should be made as a team. Bringing ideas in from every level from managers to cleaners and especially people who have the most knowledge of the process. A system of […]

OKRs: Work Collaboratively on Goals that Really Matter

OKRs: Work Collaboratively on Goals that Really Matter

All companies have goals. Small. Large. Start-ups. Businesses that are centuries old… whatever type of business you have – they make up an integral part of any successful business performance management.  Not only do they maintain focus, but they can open up team and individual creativities as you work out how you’ll reach them, they […]

Best Productivity Books

Best Productivity Books

Productivity books can help you learn how to be more productive in your personal life and worklife. Reading about productivity can inspire you to create an atmosphere that enables you to get more done. Learn how to avoid procrastination and develop skills that will make you more productive. Productivity Books Getting Things Done By David […]

Deep Work: Power of Directed Focus

Deep Work: Power of Directed Focus

What does your working day entail? Does it consist of pointless meetings, time spent bouncing between your inbox, replying to group chat notifications while keeping a close eye on your social media newsfeed? All of these are markers of busyness, but they are in no way a sign that you’re being productive. There’s a new […]

Pareto Principle: The Power to Gain More Time

Pareto Principle: The Power to Gain More Time

Whether you’re in charge of a multi-national company, or a small-business owner playing the role of accountant, administrator and marketeer – time is an invaluable asset. In both work and life, it’s important that we use time effectively and efficiently – and although in principle this may sound easy to just ‘do,’ when it comes […]

Time Blocking: Process of Arranging your Tasks

Time Blocking: Process of Arranging your Tasks

Does it feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get things done? Do you feel like you’re running around all day without actually achieving anything? Are you tired of spreading yourself too thin? Time blocking, also known as calendar clocking, is a time management tool that might be the answer. The main […]

Parkinsons Law: Its Impact on Time Management

Parkinsons Law: Its Impact on Time Management

Parkinsons Law understanding its impact on Time Management. ‘Work stretches to fill the time that is available for its completion.’ You might have come across this quote when learning about productivity. Maybe you haven’t. That statement defines Parkinson’s Law.  Cyril Northcote Parkinson made the remark in 1955 in an article for the Economist. The statement […]

Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How it Helps Task Management

Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How it Helps Task Management

Eisenhower Decision Matrix or sometimes referred to as the Eisenhower Box helps determine which tasks in your day are truly important and identifying which tasks are important but should be further down on your to-do list. Prioritising tasks is not always as easy as it sounds learn how to decipher between urgent and priority tasks. […]

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey is a business and self-help book. It is a book about YOU! Help give direction to your life with many simple ways you can make changes to navigate life and make it what you want it to be. The way we see the world is totally […]

Teamwork and Collaboration: Drives Success in the Workplace

Teamwork and Collaboration: Drives Success in the Workplace

Teamwork and collaboration are important for business and now key in recruiting new members of the team. People look for a company with a happy productive work culture rather than the best perks. ‘Teamwork makes the dream work’ might be a cliché, but that doesn’t make it less accurate. Working as a team is the […]