Entries by emmarienelle

Mindfulness in Business

Buddhism encourages you to focus on your breathing or on a single principle of Buddhism to calm the monkey mind.   But then the annoying thoughts creep back in. You know what I’m talking about. Boring thoughts, really mundane mental memos. “Did I turn off the iron?” “I must remember to send that email to my boss.” “What was […]

Observing how you use your time

  You may delay, but time will not. Managing your time is a hot topic and really it’s because effective time management is quite achievable but only through conscious effort. Recently I got very ill for around 2 weeks.  I think it was my body telling me to slow down.  Ironically, as The Time Tamer […]

Time Warp – How to save time

In trying to get a lot of things done, we are often faced with the reality of the limitations set by time. Is there a way out of this? According to Benjamin J Harvey – Difference Maker Mentor from Authentic Education, YES –  there is! By knowing the art of Time Warp: How To Get More Things Done. Click […]

How technology created a decline in productivty

The hospitality industry is a great source of study for skill sets in quality management, time management, efficiency and productivity.  I stumbled across this study and found it absolutely fascinating. What a difference 10 years and technology can make to the standards of productivity!  

What is stress? And how do you cure “overwhelm”?

All of us at some time or another have had the experience of too much to do and the feeling that  there’s not going to be enough time to do it.  Or perhaps this is a regular feeling.  All of us experience this at some point and it’s an uncomfortable and stressful feeling.  And what […]

Is Email Taking Over Your Day?

Do you remember when email newsletters were kitsch?  The new thing?  Now they’re out of control and I just can’t keep up with the amount of news I’ve subscribed to. (Did I really subscribe to that). I remember working in a high responsibility, stressful job and coming back after a weeks holiday.  It took me […]