A health check that could save your business

We all have busy lives, therefore it’s good to have an easy way to quickly check-in and see if all is OK. This is crucial for all aspects of our life and also our business… Actually I should say especially when it comes to our business.   Your business might be sick or dying! Do […]

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The Paperless Office Dream

I knocked on the door, stepped into the office, said “Good Morning everybody” and dropped off a file folder full of papers into the ‘Inbox’ and collected a new file folder of papers from the ‘Outbox’. Back in the hallway I placed the file folders into my cart and moved on to the next office. […]

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Routines are Lifesavers

It was February 24, 2015 when it all started and I don’t think it’s over yet. On that day we have been accused of something we did not do, it came unexpected, kind of out of the blue, we were blindsided.   Blood rushed into my head, I was shocked and hurt, how could anybody think […]

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Are you batching or procrastinating?

Lately I hear a lot of endorsement for batching our daily work, meaning to collect a group of identical or similar activities and do them all at the same time.   The claim is that – batching decreases procrastination (I’d love it), – increases our creativity (I can’t wait), – decreases distraction and boosts productivity […]

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Living two lives of adventures

It is always a weird feeling  I am right back in my old daily grind like the time in between did not exist as if all the adventures never happened As I mentioned in my last weeks post, I am in my home country Switzerland right now. Although I live in Canada since 2004 I […]

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Make friends with your numbers

  I am in Switzerland right now, my home country, and it’s 4.41am…. yes hello jetlag ! It’s always like this for me, the first night I sleep very well because I am exhausted from the trip and the time change. From the second night on jetlag starts to kick in, which means in my case, I […]

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We give away control too easy !

A lot of bad news is thrown at us every day when we open up a newspaper, turn on our TV or check out online news sites. To the extent that we all are (have to be) desensitized and immune to the tragedies of other people. We usually can only keep this up as long […]

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