Making other people look good: what improv teaches us about teamwork

In my spare time I can be found ‘making silly stuff up’ with improvised comedy group Classic Andy. What began as a creative and fun hobby a couple of years ago has taught me as much about truly effective teamwork as any management course or corporate role could.  Here’s why… Techniques from improvised comedy have already made…

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Be Productive – Tips to Maintain Your Focus

One of the best tips I ever learned was to be able to recognise when you lose focus. And of course if you do this quickly then you lose less time before you get back on track. If we don’t notice our distractions we can lose a lot of our planned productive time on lower…

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Be Productive – Take Control of Your Inbox

Be Productive with emails

THE EMAIL PROBLEM It has happened to us all. We have a plan for the day, we check our email first and the next thing we know its mid-morning or worse still lunchtime! Our intentions are good, “I’ll just clear my Inbox before I start and then I will feel more organised”. But of course…

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How To Be More Successful By Improving Your Fitness

keeping fit help your business

Are you an entrepreneur, a student, or have a demanding job? Do you feel like you’re always on the go, stressed out, and need more hours in the day? No matter what it is we’re trying to achieve – whether it’s career progression, passing exams or being more organised at home – there’s one thing…

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Tackling The Menopause And Business

It can be tricky being a woman in business, but when you’re dealing with some of the symptoms of the menopause, that can ramp right up. Kathryn helps women in business through the symptoms of the menopause from all different angles. Maybe you run a business and one of your employees is going through menopause,…

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