How often should we re-invent ourselves?

Time to re-invet ourselves

At the weekend I decided it would be beneficial to redecorate the home office. For obvious reasons I have worked from this space more in the last 24 months than the previous 8 years. It would be good to brighten up the environment. A different colour scheme and storage system, out with the old and…

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The day after tomorrow

The day after tomorrow

With Covid-19 vaccination in Britain proceeding apace, it’s time to accelerate your business thinking and planning.  What sort of future should you be planning for?  What is coming at the end of the pandemic?  What key elements should you factor into your plans? What will the day after tomorrow look like? First, the bad news…

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What will 2021 bring?

What will 2021 bring?

As we start a new year I am sure I am not alone in wondering what 2021 will bring, and how we will make the most of it. The latest lockdown has hit pause on many of our plans. It is customary for us to reflect on the last 12 months, deciding what we need…

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Time for a reset?

Time for a reset?

How do we get through this? Prime Minister Boris Johnson told us restrictions on our lives are likely to continue for another 6 months at least.  What can we do to reset our brains, reboot our mindset and rebuild the resilience we’ll need for darker, wetter, colder days? It is the perfect time to invest…

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Time to Sharpen the Saw?

Time to Sharpen the Saw?

During this unwanted extra period of home working, where a vaccine is tantalisingly close yet so far away, we all know we must pace ourselves for the long cold nights that lie ahead.  One area I feel strongly can help you stay positive and boost your own mental health is to use this challenging time…

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Make the change to make the difference…..

Make a change to make a difference

I have always found it interesting to understand the reasons behind, why we make changes, small or large, what makes us do something different, our motives to make the change to make the difference. For some, it may seem easier, or is this just a myth, is it easy for us all when we find,…

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Time Management.

Here are a few thoughts on different strategies from GMD people around Time Management tools and how they can help you improve your own time effectiveness. Effective Time Management Tools. Setting SMART goals – make sure the goals you set for yourself are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound. Effective planning – make sure you have clear…

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2020 The Power behind Electric Vehicle Technology

Electric Vehicle

While there has been an acceleration in the advancement of smartphone technology, smart homes, electric vehicles and even smart wearables, they are all still limited by one thing – power. The limitations of the lithium-ion battery has meant that battery technology has not advanced in decades, but it seems that now as we enter a…

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The Acceleration of Electrification

Electric Vehicle

Believe it or not, the first electric vehicle was made in 1884. However, the high cost, low top speed and short-range meant that the more reliable internal combustion engine quickly took over. It wasn’t until the beginning of the 21st century that with increased concern over the environmental impact of the emissions from petrol and…

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