Category: Work/Life Balance

Sometimes running your own business requires a sacrifice of time. For me the sacrifice this Bank Holiday weekend was to work for 4 hours each day in The Bunker – Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning just catching up on meetings that have taken place over the last 2 weeks and generally preparing myself for the
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I’m currently reading “October”, a history of The Russian Revolution by one of my favourite authors, China Mieville (best known for his punk science fantasy novels) and note that one of the first demands of the newly elected Soviets in the early months of 1917 was for an 8-hour working day. My last working week
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Here’s a list of reasons why you could give up, throw the towel in, sell up and go: The threat of litigation; The burden of compliance; The meddling of Government; The squeeze by insurance companies: The scarcity of good clinicians and team members; The irritation and dilution of competition; The behaviours of your most troublesome
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I’ve often described Bank Holiday weekends as “freelancer catch-up time” and I wonder how many of you could be found during the last 4 days in your home office or with your head in admin and numbers? For me that was yesterday and a Bunker session that began around 08:00 and, apart from a dog
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Heading up to The Lake District this morning for a full day of coaching with Neil Cooper and the team from Crossbank Dental Care – friends and clients since the practice opened. What a great way to end the working week before taking a 4-day rest from the travel. I’ll never regret my decision to
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All of us in business have three basic resources with which to create our vision, our systems and our profits: TIME MONEY PEOPLE Our success ultimately depends on how best we use them. Recently I’ve been reflecting on my own past (and that of others) and realising that many of us make a basic mistake
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There are some projects (almost always associated with working ON as opposed to working IN your business and your life) that simply cannot get done in between your daily tasks. One of the lessons I was taught many years ago was to realise that it’s perfectly OK to book an appointment with yourself in the
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