We help people within organisations to change the way that they think, feel and behave. This leads to measurable changes that make a real difference to performance and results. Here are some of the insights we have gathered over the years to help our contacts work Smarter Not Harder. 

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Are you spending enough time pitch side?

Imagine you managed a sports team. Why would you get “pitch side”? To watch the game, to show your support, to observe the tactics of both sides, to study individual performances, to assess team work, to lift spirits at the break, to ensure focus at crucial times, to celebrate and to console. 


Why To-Do Lists Often Become To-Don't Lists

The reason most people fail with their to-do lists is because what they actually create is an ‘everything list’.


Exploring manager's wellbeing, motivation and productivity

Good, skilled managers know that they need to switch off and allow their employees to do the same.


How to do a proper TO DO 

Who likes to feel out of control at work? Who likes to feel continually behind with their work? Who likes to feel overwhelmed?



Distractions 1... Focus 0

Nobody goes to work thinking, “how many people can I distract today” - do they? But all of us do distract others, both consciously or not. And all of us suffer from being distracted.g distracted.


The Problem with Productivity... (It's not what you think)

Improving productivity isn’t just about staff learning new skills;  it’s also about organisations themselves acquiring a new productivity mindset



When Less is More

Scientists very early in their career will be introduced to the idea of Ockham’s Razor. William of Ockham was a medieval monk and natural scientist who suggested that all other things being equal, the best theory or idea is the simplest and most straightforward of all the alternatives.



Holiday Fear

"Keeping that holiday feeling"

Returning to work after an annual holiday needn’t leave staff wishing they’d never gone away in the first place, says Neil Massa, Smarter Not Harder.