#ProductivityProject2019 Week Five

Can I just start by saying how much I loved taking the time to read this week? I finished The War of Art - it was a solid kick in the pants for me, particularly around treating my creative side like my profession. Which, technically, it is. While I don't think it made me more … Continue reading #ProductivityProject2019 Week Five

#ProductivityProject2019: Week Four

Over the past week, I took the time to start with a win. And... I loved it! Starting with a win was tough for the first couple of days. I’m used to getting to work and jumping into my email straight away. Which means, as many of you can understand, my to-do list gets derailed … Continue reading #ProductivityProject2019: Week Four

#ProductivtyProject2019 – week one wrap-up

Here week are, one week into a productivity challenge that should, if all goes according to plan, take me through to the end of the year! The aim is simple: I sometimes struggle with motivation and focus. But there are hundreds of thousands of books, blog posts, experts, articles, etc., etc., etc. that all talk … Continue reading #ProductivtyProject2019 – week one wrap-up

My Rebuttal to the Seven Rules For Managing Creative People

Last week, this article, Seven Rules for Managing Creative People by Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic from the Harvard Business Review blog caused quite a reaction online. To put it mildly, most commenters found the condescending tone off-putting, and many wondered if it was an April Fool's Day post posted a day too late. Indeed, if any employer … Continue reading My Rebuttal to the Seven Rules For Managing Creative People

Making Time for Fitness – Four Reasons Why It’s Worth It

I went to the gym today for the first time in a week due to a tonne of obligations (I usually aim to do something physical three to five times a week). It felt good to move. It's time that requires me to be 'in the moment' because, during a Kettlebell class, I could get … Continue reading Making Time for Fitness – Four Reasons Why It’s Worth It