Blog / Categories / Mindmaps

19 Mar

Start in the middle

Datum: 2024-03-19 09:45

When we are about to do something new, something neither we nor our colleagues have done before, it can be hard to know ...

19 Feb

How structure becomes a facilitator rather than an inhibitor

Datum: 2024-02-19 08:10

I have always died a little on the inside when hearing words such as ‘structure’, ‘order’ and ‘routines’”, wrote a reader of my book on structure last week. I perceive this to be a rather common perspective on the subject in question. Perhaps it has to do with ...

09 May

Stating the problem is half the solution

Datum: 2022-05-09 11:00

Once in a while the implications of our structural inefficiencies and traps are particularly apparent. The workday feels overwhelming, we run from one ...

15 Mar

How a circular calendar gives you a reassuring overview

Datum: 2022-03-15 00:00

A to-do-list which is easy to use is worth its weight in gold when we want to keep track of all the things we have to do and what we promised others we would do. But not all our commitments are as brief as to-do-tasks ...

09 Dec

You do not have to only work digitally

Datum: 2021-12-09 10:00

I have noticed that having and using papers in your work, especially a lot of papers, is by some people regarded as being old-fashioned. Someone shamefully confesses ...

20 May

Saving time is great, but …

Datum: 2015-05-20 12:00

When I meet with managers and other decision-makers in the organizations I hope will become my clients, it comes naturally to talk in terms of efficiency. I describe how ...

15 Apr

Don’t get a grip!

Datum: 2015-04-15 12:00

"So what can we do to maintain our good structure?", I asked the course participants. To this question they responded ...

03 Dec

Digitalize more

Datum: 2014-12-03 10:28

A paper and a pen are exceptionally good tools. You can quickly and easily scribble down a few notes on a piece of paper when you have the client on the line. And if we forget ...

17 Nov

Give a swift answer to a tricky question

Datum: 2014-11-17 09:54

At some point in your daily work when attending meetings, business parties, sales meetings and having other encounters with new people, you must also have gotten ...

18 Mar

No more ”should”!

Datum: 2014-03-18 10:16

There is a word which I recently realized completely kills all my energy, drive and initiative ...

13 Mar

Thirteen ways to clean up when you are short of time

Datum: 2013-03-13 16:06

In my business I am currently focusing on simplifying, minimizing and getting rid of materials, tasks, and even entire parts of my business that no longer contribute to my progress as much as they used to but rather ...

01 Mar

Six ways to get perspective on time

Datum: 2013-03-01 15:16

When we are in an intense phase of work and our available primary tools are the e-mail, the to-do-list and the calendar, it can be hard to see the full picture. Sure, you can have ...

26 Sep

Put a twist to your reflection

Datum: 2012-09-26 12:00

From time to time, especially when things are hectic and you have a lot on your plate, it can be of great value to sit down and reflect. When we reflect on things and write down or sketch out what we need to reflect on, we get ...

19 Sep

Remember and do the right thing in the right location

Datum: 2012-09-19 12:00

How often do you think thoughts such as “When I’m there anyway, I might as well …”? It might be that someone told you that “you just have to” go see an amazing building the next time you are in Toronto. Or it can be ...

12 Sep

Raw data will help you stop hesitating

Datum: 2012-09-12 12:00

Have you ever postponed doing something since you feared that it would be unpleasant, that you would be criticized or that something negative would happen? You actually want to do it (or rather want to have it done), but ...

06 Jun

Are you structured enough to be able to relax?

Datum: 2012-06-06 12:00

When it is time for time off, such as last summer’s vacation, most of us want to feel and be freer our ordinary lives normally lets us. It feels good to allow for thoughts to flow freely and do whatever comes to mind. It is a true privilege to be able to let go of work and everything that our ordinary lives consist of, but unfortunately not everyone can do this effortlessly as ...

Older entries »