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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Presentation What do you believe in? Are you stuck preparing a presentation or writing an inspiring story? Get an A5 sheet of paper and a pen. To get to the bottom of what you...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Productivity The intention to-do list When we set out to improve ourselves, we can become exhausted by endless to-do lists. To make change easier (and more effective), think of what you want to be,...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Teamwork 10. A recovery buddy After a failure, it’s often difficult to reach out to others for help. But if you nominate your ‘recovery buddy’ before something negative happens, you’ll be more likely to...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Presentation The South Park Method Use this trick from the creators of South Park to make your story stronger: Using the words ‘therefore’ and ‘but’. Break your presentation into a few sentences and see...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Productivity Tell me why Want to uncover the real reason behind your procrastination? Ask yourself ‘why?’ at least three times. Why am I putting this task off? Because I’m afraid I’ll get it wrong....

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Leadership The Day One mentality At work, we often get caught up in strings of events that started ages ago. To avoid that, make your next decision as if it was the first day...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Productivity Defuse the bomb Intrusive and negative thoughts can really get in a way of our productivity. But there’s a way to hack them. Researchers advise to defuse the thought by rephrasing it. Next...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Productivity Beware the Complexity Bias The Complexity Bias makes us think that our problems require complex solutions. But very often, you can save time and resources by simplifying your tasks. Think of the fewest...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Productivity A burnout-proof to-do list Want to make your to-do list burnout-proof? It’s key that you know what your most important tasks are and which ones you could skip. Separate the items into three...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Productivity The power of uninviting Are you trying to get rid of pointless meetings? Next time you organise one, uninvite one person from your attendee list.  This is not to exclude anyone but to...

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Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter Sent by Charles Burdett Productivity The elephant in the room While some goals loom over us throughout the day, some are a bit more ‘out of sight, out of mind’. But placing prompts strategically around the house can...

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