Category: Productivity

Today I’ll be in splendid isolation in The Barrow Bunker. No client calls, no meetings, no interruptions. My mission by the end of the day is to have completed the allocation of time for my 2019 calendar. In order of importance they are: 172 Free Days – 12 weeks of vacation, plus weekends and Bank…
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My June newsletter includes two free downloads. One is an alternative to the dreaded employee “appraisal” and the other is a GDPR-compliant Patient Consent Form. There’s also a link to a FREE 60-minute webinar recording for Practice Managers on Leadership & Management.   If you didn’t get the newsletter in your in-box – it’s because…
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Monday morning and my second full day in The Bunker, working 80% ON the business and 20% IN the business, having sacrificed my Sunday to get myself organised. It’s a thing we do; sometimes the business of business has to be dealt with before we can relax. Annie and I are off on vacation next…
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I want to take you back to September 1970. I’m a few days away from my 17th birthday. It’s my first day at my very first full-time paid employment, joining The Friends Provident & Century Insurance Group at their offices in St Peter’s Square, Manchester. As part of our induction process by assistant manager Mr.…
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A sage once explained that: efficient is doing things right; effective is doing the right things right. There have been times in my life when I’ve been a very busy fool, running around all over the map doing the wrong things right. I see exhausted owners and managers doing this every day. Today I’m starting…
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