Even though time is an arbitrary, man-made construct, its significance in our lives is ever-present. As a child time passed by slowly. It felt like it almost stood still when I was staring out of the window into the snow-glowing night on Christmas Eve and waiting for Santa to come by with the presents from his workshop in Lapland. Sometimes I was holding my breath out of excitement so long that I almost fainted when he finally appeared. As an adult trying to fit all the responsibilities into a day makes time evaporate in front of my eyes (yes, I’m watching the clock on my computer screen). I still find myself holding my breath – but for a different reason: maybe by doing it, I can slow down time and get more done.
In my leadership coaching and training of executives and managers we inevitably come to a place where Continue reading What you value is where you spend your time and money