Kathleen Vohs, an associate professor of marketing at the University of Minnesota, notes that "[research shows people still have the same self-control as in decades past, but we are bombarded more and more with temptations," and that "our psychological system is not set up to deal with all the potential immediate gratification." This means that … Continue reading You’ve got a limited amount of will power. Use it wisely.
Parkinson’s Law – Where work expands to fill the time available - means that if you say you have the whole of the day to complete a ten minute task , then (psychologically speaking) the ten minute task expands to fill the whole day and in the process becomes more complex and daunting. It's not to … Continue reading Parkinson’s Law
Before you borrow money or if you have already borrowed money it's important to know the difference between good debt and bad debt. Some debt will leave you in an extremely difficult financial position whilst other debt can be worth it and easier to manage. Before we go any further I will clarify that this … Continue reading Good debt vs bad debt?
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. The first question that may be on your mind? Well have no fear, all is explained below. I You are probably here because your are considering starting a blog and before you have even started you have somehow found yourself … Continue reading How much does it cost to make a blog? (Personal experience)
It's 2018 and it's not uncommon to use either a phone, tablet, laptop, computer or ebook before bed, however the LED from these devices can affect our health. Essentially LED lights emit short wavelengths which are enriched with more blue light compared to natural light and this blue light affects our melatonin and therefore our sleeping patterns.
The Pareto principle (also known as the 80/20 rule, the law of the vital few) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. It was named after the founder Vilfredo Pareto, in 1895. He noticed that people in society seemed to separate into what he titled the “vital … Continue reading Pareto Principle (80:20 rule) Secret of achieving more with less
This is summarised from 'The Tim Ferris Show' Podcast #206. Please go and listen if you are interested in the full audio podcast. In the podcast Tim talks about a chapter in his book titled Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers What if I did the opposite … Continue reading Testing the impossible – 17 questions (1 – 5)
The way I see it, is that Kaizen looks at change through a wide angle lens. By consistently making small changes on a daily basis, over the long term you will benefit from the rewards. The changes can be applied to any kind of work but the aim is to keep the pattern of change … Continue reading Kaizen – Continuous Improvement