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Clean desk, clean mind.

Don’t be a fucking slob and have 2 day old coffee mugs, old receipts or last month’s pay slip on your desk because you need to take pride in your workspace. 147 more words

Daily Grind

Make time for you.

This runs the risk of being cheesy and cliche, so I’ll do my best to avoid that while still delivering the message.

Go the fuck out for a burger, have a couple of drinks and enjoy your mates company – preferably all at the same time.  273 more words


Go Old School

Evernote, Onenote, Sticky-notes, whatever is your normal piece of digital scrap is great. But nothing beats just writing shit down.

Maybe I’m archaic, living in the past, but I don’t think so. 458 more words


Executive Summaries

Not just a summary. Not just waffle to senior. Not just a posh email. This is a seriously effective prelude to any fact driven email – going to anyone. 388 more words


If Sonic worked in an office

Being way too busy sucks.

Having a to-do list longer than your dissertation, that sucks too.

But, here we are, grinding like hell, hoping to get ahead and get noticed, which is basically long hand for saying “I have so much F-ing work!” – Time to change gear. 192 more words

Working Smart

Pareto Principle

“Most situations roughly 80% of effects come from only 20% of the causes.” – The Pareto Principle 

Now, the principle can be used in any situation; relationships, health and safety, sports, whatever you want! 160 more words

Career Advice

Batch stuff together

Today we discuss being efficient as f@ck.

When you serve up dinner you put your greens (we should all be eating green veg, but that’s a different post.) on all the plates, then move onto the mash, then the sausages. 198 more words