Time Management

Most professionals equate management planning with making lists or drawing charts – i.e. planning the time to ‘do’. But do we remember to plan the time to plan in the first place?...

Vet Dynamics' list of simple New Years resolutions can instantly help you and your practice: It’s tiring running a vet practice, isn’t it? And it’s all too easy to become jaded and depressed.  Blue Monday, known to be the most depressing day of the ENTIRE year...

We are all creatures of habit. Our habits are engrained with years, sometimes decades, of repeated behaviours that have worked for us. The conventional wisdom is that it takes three months to change a good habit and six months to change a bad one.  Change is not...

The only thing constant in the world is change. It’s somewhat of a cliché, but like all good cliches it has a loud ring of truth. Embrace change or be flattened by it. Alan Robinson discusses his experience of revolutionary change and how it helped...

Intuitively, I prefer chocolate cake to broccoli.   The honest truth is that I find much of the literature on well-being patronizing and a bit boring. Either it's a rehash of the same old clichés, or it seems to be written by over-zealous people who have a...

Isn’t life ironic? I’ve just delivered a 2 day Time Management module to our new Platinum Academy Group in Manchester. This was their first group meeting which went really well. We expect a little of the usual group Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing process (if that makes...

Even though there are numerous prioritizing and organizing aids available, productivity is really more about self-discipline than using a mountain of tools or the newest high-tech gadget. Learning and applying behaviours that will help you get more done—in less time—will result in a higher level...