Stop Hiding. Wisdom from Carl Richards.

Regular readers of this blog will know that I hold Carl Richards in high esteem. His simple messages supported by drawings are always worth a look and a thought. This one is especially good. I seem to attract procrastinators (or perhaps they attract me), Carl’s words on the subject are most appropriate and I amContinue reading “Stop Hiding. Wisdom from Carl Richards.”

The Weekend Read – How to Live on 24 Hours a Day

Probably the first time management book, written by the prolific novelist and writer Arnold Bennett was published in 1908. Its messages and lessons are still relevant and as important now than they were 112 years ago. The context has changed but the distractions have not if anything they are greater. This was part of largerContinue reading “The Weekend Read – How to Live on 24 Hours a Day”

What makes some people more productive?

Time management in Dentistry continues to be a massive stumbling block to success especially when “speed” and “effectiveness” are confused, one leaves you knackered at the end of the day and not earning properly, the other brings rewards that you can appreciate. We all have the same amount of minutes in an hour, hours inContinue reading “What makes some people more productive?”

Summertime and the living ain’t always easy.

The current Newsletter from The Dental Business Coach is available to view here: Here’s a section: “Sophisticated Procrastination” Most people know what they ought to do to succeed but can usually find something to stop them. Frequently they are guilty of getting in their own way. The reasons can be challenging to discover from depleted self-worth, having noContinue reading “Summertime and the living ain’t always easy.”

Put down your smart phone…

The more I watch the way people behave with mobile devices the more uncomfortable I become. I was secretly pleased a couple of years ago when my son justified his use of a Nokia (non-smart) phone, “Makes and takes calls, sends and receives texts. What else do I need?” I have regular conversations with dentistsContinue reading “Put down your smart phone…”

Too much time wasted on one man.

Having some “free” time this morning before the Wren Boy run at the local GAA ground, I was browsing The Guardian online and completed “The Donald Trump Quiz of the Year”. The object is to answer 10 questions on “The Donald”. Here’s the link. Being a competitive sort of individual I was disappointed that IContinue reading “Too much time wasted on one man.”