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13 Feb

We all have the same number of hours in a day, yet some people achieve far more in their 24 hours, than others. Why is that? It’s all down to prioritisation.

What are you prioritising in your life? At work? Is it working for you?

Can you tell the difference between urgent work and important work? Are you spending your time where it is most valuable? Learning to correctly categorise work is an important skill, but one that can be difficult to maintain—even if you have previously been good at it. Successful people will continuously check-in to make sure that they are getting ahead rather than just keeping up.

7 Feb

It’s common for people to brag that they are efficient multi-taskers able to easily complete multiple tasks concurrently in an attempt to seem more productive and efficient. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. Here are three key things you should know about how the brain works to ensure you are working at your best. 

31 Jan

Reflect on your ability to plan, prioritise, and manage your time. 

Access your free one-page downloadable self-assessment here. Click on the download link on the bottom of this post to immediately receive your pdf.

11 Jan

January is an interesting month for work in Australia. Things tend to be a little quieter on the work front with things yet to pick up after the holiday period, while social lives can be quite busy as people capitalise on the warm summer nights and greater free time. In your organisation, you likely planned out 2017 back in the final quarter of 2016, and individually there is a good chance that you have set New Year’s Resolutions or at least spent some time pondering and refocussing on your long-term goals and direction. January is thus the ideal time to evaluate your thinking and strike while the proverbial iron is hot. There are a number of things you can do in your team to make sure that you capitalise on the opportunity to reboot in January and set yourself up well for the year.

14 Jul

Business leadership in the 21st Century requires a leader to be many things, at many different times, to many different people. The business world is increasingly dynamic, fast-paced, changing, and diverse.

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Thank you Aileen for your coaching and wisdom. Your coaching style is very responsive, and you have a great balance of theoretical information that is backed up with practical advice. You have a good range of approaches to help work through a situation - from the very practical to the more quirky, but they all help guide the individual to the right answer. I appreciated that you not only took the coach role but on occasions you were the instructor - and that you clarified each time you stepped between those roles. I would recommend you to leaders and executives at any level in the organization.

Jennifer Bates, HR Manager - Leading Oil & Gas Company

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