The fatherhood / ambition balance

The fatherhood / ambition balance Becoming a dad for the first time is a massive change to our lives.  How do you got about balancing fatherhood with ambition?   It can be difficult to focus on wider goals with this new person in our lives.   In this post, I share my experiences being a … Continue reading The fatherhood / ambition balance

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How to do more of the must do tasks that you don’t want to do each day

One of the problems with setting goals is that you get really focused on getting the goals done and letting the ‘housekeeping’ part of your life slip. I can easily write a 1000 words a day without even trying. I can get up at 6am to go to the gym and yet if one of … Continue reading How to do more of the must do tasks that you don’t want to do each day

20 quick tips for better time management – be more assertive

I found this little graphic from Lifehack.org which is based on time management. As I think more and more how I need to pay more attention to my goal 'Be more assertive'.  I realise how much impact not being assertive has on my time. I think applying 'Learn to say no' and 'Eliminate your time wasters' are two … Continue reading 20 quick tips for better time management – be more assertive

The clock

The Clock - Dave Allen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVT2Xi1kwx0 "We spend our lives on the run: we get up by the clock, eat and sleep by the clock, get up again, go to work - and then we retire. And what do they give us? A clock." Dave Allen was an innovative comedian in the UK comedy scene … Continue reading The clock

Time Management for the Perfectionist

"Time - unlike money, opportunity or good looks - is the one resource that is allocated equally to all of us" Duncan Bannatyne - How to be smart with your time Here at the Manifesto of Perfection I write about self-improvement, my goals and reflect on what I have learnt. I do struggled to meet … Continue reading Time Management for the Perfectionist