How To Say NO – And Mean It!

Posted by: Miriam | Posted on: November 14th, 2011 | 0 Comments

How come many of us find it’s so difficult to say no?  Here are some reasons as suggested by participants at our programmes.  “I don’t want to be rude”.  “I like to be helpful”.  “I’m afraid I’ll cause an argument”.   “I worry about burning my bridges”.    Here’s a really interesting one  “I actually don’t know [...]

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Don’t Waste Time Waiting – Five things you can do while you wait

Posted by: Miriam | Posted on: October 13th, 2011 | 0 Comments

How often during the day do you find yourself waiting for something?  At the bus-stop, in your doctor’s waiting room, in your client’s reception area, in the classroom, in a queue? Why not use this spare time to your advantage?  Here are five productive things that you can do while you are waiting: Clear out [...]

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Irish Tatler Business Annual 2011 – Time On Your Side

Posted by: Miriam | Posted on: September 29th, 2011 | 0 Comments

We were thrilled that Irish Tatler asked us to provide them with some practical time management advice for busy women executives.  We suggest six practical tips to help you spend your time wisely and improve your productivity. The secret is to manage yourself.  Remember, each of us only has 24 hours in our day – [...]

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Town & Country, What a Difference a Dog Makes!

Posted by: Miriam | Posted on: September 26th, 2011 | 0 Comments

My friend Sian Phillips and I got talking about our morning walks with our dogs. We compared the difference to walking in the city and walking in the country and realised we both use this time for thinking and planning the day ahead. So we thought we’d collaborate and write a blog post about it [...]

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