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Strive for Excellence, Not for Perfection

Recently I taught a course called Excellence: When Perfect Is Not Good Enough. Here are some of the behaviours the participants wanted to develop: To …

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Use Tiny Habits to Reach Your Goals

This is the time of year that we think about habits we want to change. We know the recipe – set a challenging goal, give …

PURRRR Your Way to Productivity

Procrastinators want to find a way to nudge, push, or force themselves to stop the delays. They want to get the things they really want …

Learning Agility

Many people complain that they have a “poor memory”, but only when they forget something. You have a fantastic long-term memory, and an effective immediate …

Outsmarting Dementia

Outsmarting Dementia

Hands up if you have ever worried about getting Alzheimer’s. You cannot do anything about getting older every day, but you can seriously reduce your …

Why Your Brain Hates Performance Appraisals

According to this Harvard Business Review article, being ranked at work, either as individuals or as teams, provokes our brains into a “fight or flight” …