What #TwitterXmasSingle Can Teach Us About Teamwork!

Posted by: Miriam | Posted on: December 2nd, 2011 | 6 Comments

140 characters – many of whom had only ever interacted previously on Twitter  –  got together in The Westin Dublin hotel, on the last Sunday in November 2011.  They tackled the impossible in less than one day:  I was privileged to be there. The previous week, Brenda Drumm (@BrendaDrumm) had Tweeted the question “What about [...]

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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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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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Five Situations When Procrastination is Good

Posted by: Miriam | Posted on: September 14th, 2011 | 1 Comments

Procrastination isn’t always bad.  Here are some times when it might be preferable to actively engage in putting things off: When you find yourself doing ‘errands’ instead of ‘real’ work When you are angry, tired, hungry or under the influence When your response would be more productive than your reaction When you need time to [...]

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