People who set goals experience higher self esteem and as Bill Copeland says, when you don’t set goals, you can spend your whole life running up and down and not achieve anything. The reality is you’re fulfilling goals of others, not yours.
I have wanted to write this particular blog for some time, especially as I am spending more time walking around the city of Sydney to see clients. Now this isn’t a rant about cyclists however I am going to use them as an example as they are the most obvious candidate to me for this topic.
A quick 10 question quiz with yes or no responses. Answer the questions and then score your answers to determine if your time management skills would benefit from an overhaul.
There are only 1,440 minutes in a day. Regardless of what fills those minutes, everyone has the same amount of time in which to get things done. Managing time is not about finding or creating more time during your day. It’s about optimising your use of time, so you can accomplish the most important tasks in the most efficient amount of time. Here are some ways you can do this.
Martine Barclay is the founder of Interconnected Development, a specialised coaching and mindfulness training practice, that supports working professionals throughout the career lifecycle. With deep professional services experience and over twenty years in talent development, particularly with lawyers, Martine adopts a development approach to her coaching.
Clients work with Martine on a range of career related issues. They include increasing leadership capacity, managing time and stress, positioning themselves for promotion, and, when they are in career crisis looking for direction.
Martine specialises in stress reduction as it is always a factor when things aren’t working as well as they could. It affects how you intepret situations, respond to them and manage your energy amongst other things. Martine's gentle, direct approach coupled with her curious nature has earned her a reputation of truly getting to know what matters most to her coaching clients and how to skillfully move them forward.
Martine has worked in a number of leading professional services firms like Goldman Sachs JBWere, King & Wood Mallesons, Norton Rose, KPMG and Credit Suisse and developed their practitioners and future leaders. Her coaching clients come from a range of professional services and have gone on to run successful practices. Some now hold leadership positions in their firm.
Habits can support you and they can also get in the way of you building an outstanding career. If you are concerned about how they are impacting you at work, then it may be time to deal with them. Contact Martine to discuss how she can help you.Contact Martine
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