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Ever find yourself thinking “I just didn’t get anything done today”…? Fancy a quick productivity boost, right now? Every single one of us could do with re-focussing our energies from time-to-time. The pressures of work, combined with long-established ‘habits’ can turn even the most dilligent of us into tired, stressed-out animals, struggling to get through [...]

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After much pushing and shoving, wiping of brow, late nights and caffeine-fuelled days the inaugural product from the Shout Internet stable races out onto the track… Drum-roll please!… ShoutDone To Do List Software In the course of the next few days I’ll be posting more information, meanwhile here’s a link to some strange fellow talking [...]

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What’s your instinctive reaction to difficult situations? Most of us are genetically predisposed, it would seem, to setting ourselves firm against the task or problem in question; digging in, getting our head down, pushing back. For many, ‘quitting’ is seen as some innate failure… a negative event – damaging to a personal sense of pride. [...]

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Ok – so perhaps it’s a little off topic here, but on my recent birthday (what, you forgot?!) my wife Cath treated me to a wonderful piece of shiny new tech for making fresh coffee; the “Nespresso” maker by Magimix (pic below). Now, I’m not one normally for public ‘gushing’ over gadgets (no, I’m no [...]

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In the run-up to a new venture – especially since the stakes are pretty high – I find myself regularly getting caught in a thought process familiar to many entrepreneurs: The overthinking trap. What is the overthinking trap? Well, it’s the over-analysis you do in your head late at night, early in the morning and [...]

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