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01 Feb

Visualizing progress with felt balls

Date: 2013-02-01 15:16 Comments: 0

In one of the first chapters of my book on structure, I ask the reader to decide how he or she will visualize the progress made through the 31 exercises. This in order to stay motivated for as long as possible.

Recently, Anna Eriksson in Gävle, Sweden, e-mailed me and ...

05 Sep

There is a time for structuring and a time for doing

Date: 2012-09-05 12:00 Comments: 0

Some people I meet think that they are going to improve their structure later, when they have time. Perhaps they have tried sorting out the piles, but gotten stuck after a few minutes of organizing and come to the conclusion that ...

23 Feb

Good thing they did not seal the deal

Date: 2012-02-23 11:00 Comments: 0

Sometimes Lady Luck comes in disguise, and what we first thought of as a disaster, or at least a defeat, will prove to be a positive change for the better ...

30 Dec

The great year of 2011

Date: 2011-12-30 11:00 Comments: 0

And so the year of 2011 has come to an end. It has been a fun year for me, in more ways than one ...

24 Dec

Merry Christmas!

Date: 2011-12-24 10:14 Comments: 0

Merry Christmas, dear reader of the Structure Blog!

I hope that you, like me, will be able to ...

19 Dec

The Isolator – when nothing else works

Date: 2011-12-19 23:43 Comments: 0

You might think that the problems arising from distractions, disruptions, disturbing sounds and other things that makes it difficult to concentrate are products of the 21st century´s communication-intense way of doing business ...

07 Sep

What you need to do when everyone is at your sleeve

Date: 2011-09-07 15:43 Comments: 0

When you are receiving more emails than you would like, when you feel that your colleagues are constantly disturbing you, when you can’t get many feet outside of your office-door before someone stops you to ask for something – then this might be due to ...

29 Aug

If not now, then when?

Date: 2011-08-29 09:46 Comments: 2

I definitely have a tendency to quickly move on to the next thing and the ...

17 Jan

Now I'm done thinking

Date: 2011-01-17 09:36 Comments: 0

Now I’ve chosen my words for 2011.

It took a few days for the words to fall into place this year (and perhaps they still haven’t settled in just yet).
But, here they are at long last. Stiernholm Consulting will under the year of 2011 be characterized by ...

30 Aug

Burn your goals!

Date: 2010-08-30 09:32 Comments: 0

A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk at KY-Akademien, a college for advanced vocational education and training here in Gothenburg, Sweden. The audience was the students at the two-year programme for Advertising and Marketing and my topic was “Vision and goals (and how it really works in everyday life),” on how to do to define a long-term vision for yourself or your business and break it down into shorter, more detailed milestones (and in particular on the importance thereof).

At the end of the half day seminar, ...

04 Jun

Away with the cords!

Date: 2010-06-04 11:32 Comments: 0

OK, let us say that we succeed in clearing our desk as completely as if it were a desk in an IKEA showroom. It is free from piles of documents so that we easily can focus on the task at hand, without being distracted by stuff we do not need at the moment.

Then, it is a pity if what we see instead are ...

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