Productivity

Having a great 2016 – a little twist on how to do it

You’ve likely had a few people say ‘Happy New Year’ to you recently. You might also get asked, ‘What are your new year’s resolutions?’ There’s still a great sense of a fresh start with a new year. So it’s a chance to think about what you want to do, change, focus on, give up, try .. read more

On January 5th, 2016, posted in: Coaching Programs, General, Productivity by

Dressing for Success – for the busy person (who’s not a fashion guru) – with Claire Nass

During one of my presentation skills workshops, a great presenter named Claire Nass got up and spoke on the issue of fashion and dress sense. The impact of it on your image, how important it is, and how easy it is to take charge of (even and especially if you are NOT a fashion guru). .. read more

On January 6th, 2015, posted in: General, Productivity by

Productivity Tips from Ricky Gervais

Welcome to the Ideas Corner – Productivity Ideas you can use right now   I met with the CEO Institute yesterday. We were discussing the topic of productivity for CEO’s. As a side comment one of the staff mentioned they love Ricky Gervais from ‘The Office’. Now, only the night before I had watched Ricky .. read more

On June 3rd, 2014, posted in: General, Productivity, Time Management by

Top Regret of the Dying

I visited my mother recently. No she’s not dying, she’s a real go getter, still working and doing lots of things in her sixties. On her coffee table I noticed a book she’d recently got. It was called, “Top Five Regrets of the Dying’, by Bronnie Ware. I flicked through the table of contents and .. read more

On February 6th, 2014, posted in: General, Productivity by

Your NOT To Do list

I know time management is very much about ‘to do lists’ and ‘priorities’. But take a moment to reflect on what you will NOT do in 2014. What are the tasks, rituals, little habits you have that are costing you? That won’t cut it for your new year of plans, goals and hopes? Knowing what .. read more

On December 17th, 2013, posted in: Productivity by

Interview with Elliot Hayes by ‘The Age’ on productivity

Hi Everyone, Hope your week has kicked off well. Just got notice from the journalist that an interview I did with ‘The Age’ has been published. Here’s the link: http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/hour-of-power-20130911-2tjxz.html Enjoy. Warmest regards, Elliot Hayes www.findtime.com.au

On September 16th, 2013, posted in: General, Productivity, Time Management by

More tips on improving your FOCUS

Here’s a quick video on improving focus. Enjoy Elliot

On July 29th, 2013, posted in: General, Productivity by

A productivity lesson from Jim Carrey

No, that headline is not a joke (: I was watching an interview the other day with Jim Carrey. He was talking about being in school, and what a class clown he was. Hard to believe right? He was always doing impressions of the teachers, and making everyone laugh – and distracting everyone! Til one .. read more

On July 22nd, 2013, posted in: Coaching Programs, General, Productivity, Time Management by

A tip from high performers – moving towards what you want

There’s one thing I have noticed that high performers (in any field) have over the lower level achievers. It really fast tracks their productivity and their results. It’s easy to miss because it’s a trick to the eye. The high achievers make it look easy when they take risks, be bold, make things happen. They .. read more

On July 14th, 2013, posted in: General, Productivity, Sales & Training, Skill Building by

Applying a productivity process to your business development for better results

Back to basics – the power of a strategic sales process that consistently makes you money  Recently, I attended a conference that was nothing short of inspiring. The speakers were innovative and inspiring. They gave us great ideas. But the big areas missing for many people are turning those ideas into a process. Specifically, applying .. read more

On July 5th, 2013, posted in: General, Productivity, Sales & Training by