Streams of Thought

Streams of Thought

Albert Einstein was renowned for his thought experiments. The whole Theory of Relativity came from him musing whimsically about what it would be like to ride on a beam of light. Now neuroscientists are not totally sure where our thoughts actually come from, or where...

Perceptions of Time

Quarter 2 : Five Temporal Takeaways This is the second of four sneak previews of what’s inside my forthcoming book, Managing Time Mindfully, being published on the 11th December Temporal Takeaway #1: The idea that the left brain is logical and the right brain is...

Seven Time Management Hacks

Most time management systems quite rightly focus on goal setting, intelligent prioritisation and improved interruption management. When we see time as a finite resource, with a forward arrow, this is a pretty good strategy. It is however a left-brained, orthogonal...

Anatomy of a Light Bulb Moment

When we meet people we’ve not seen for a while, we often ask “What’s new?”. If you get confronted with this question when not expecting it, you can get caught of guard, end up scratching your head and might even feel compelled to make something...