It’s that time of year, when we stop working… kind of.
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THE Cure for the Productive Procrastinator
There is an unstated cause of procrastination. One seldom admitted to by anyone having any sense of self-esteem. It is often noticeable in the newest of recruits and staff but is nevertheless present in the most experienced of colleagues. But is a kind of ‘reverse-procrastination’ in that it does not cause the putting off of tasks. In fact, it does the opposite – it creates massive productivity. The trouble is, it’s the wrong kind of productivity. This is the CURE.
The PolFed was right – partly.
The Police Federation proposes the use of a To Do List. That’s only a start….
How to live on what you earn – Time Management style.
Following the Police Federation Conference there was a lot of media interest in the colleague who stated that her accountant had suggested she quit, work 22 hours a week and claim benefits because she couldn’t live on £40,000 a year. Of course, I don’t know her personal circumstances, but my first thought was – whatContinue reading “How to live on what you earn – Time Management style.”
Don’t Pull Your Own Trigger
(Bit of an add-on to my last blog, but important, anyway.) It’s the week after Mental Health Awareness Week, which is the UK’s week-long answer to the American Mental Health Awareness Month – maybe a reflection of our shorter attention span or their inability to understand things quickly, who knows? During this period I haveContinue reading “Don’t Pull Your Own Trigger”
Relationships and Police Time Management
It is a fault of many (most) time-management books and courses that an important influence over how well we spend our time is completely ignored. I don’t ignore it as much in Police Time Management . Although that said, more could be written – but then this 300-page ‘practice manual’* could easily turn biblical inContinue reading “Relationships and Police Time Management”
The Failure’s Approach to Career Success
How do you define success, and how do you intend to pursue that? It’s an important pair of questions. What’s more, if you aren’t careful, the answer to the second question might just undermine your answer to the first. How so? When people start in policing there really only two directions for success. They areContinue reading “The Failure’s Approach to Career Success”