LMI UK Director Mark Tonks will be hosting this workshop on 20th March in Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield). Whether you are coming to the end of your year or just the end of your first quarter, determining where you are, where you want to go and how you are going to get there is hugely important.…

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Stay motivated with the help of clearly defined goals

Throughout your career, there will undoubtedly be times where you’re struggling for motivation and find yourself working through the days in autopilot. It’s not uncommon to experience the occasional lack of motivation, especially if you’re in the middle of a tedious or long-winded task, however being demotivated for a sustained period can negatively impact your…

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Enhance productivity with effective delegation

Delegation is a powerful skill that can unlock a wealth of opportunities for your business, while allowing you to grow as a leader. Many readers will be familiar with the various teamwork-related clichés that exist, with each championing the idea of working together and sharing the workload to achieve better results. Think of delegation as…

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Over 60 delegates attended a recent Leadership Lunch hosted by Mark Tonks, LMI UK’s director based in Birmingham. The event, one of a series of four quarterly lunches featured interactive discussion and debate among a peer group of local business leaders, owners and senior executives on the challenge of leadership, as well as two guest…

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Don’t let emails disrupt your productivity

The modern workplace relies on connectivity and communication. Businesses are constantly looking for ways to streamline internal processes, allowing colleagues to share information efficiently throughout all levels of the organisation. For more than two decades, emails have been a staple of that communication, removing the need for unnecessary telephone calls or face-to-face meetings and placing…

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Never give up on your goals

As important as it is to delegate smaller tasks to your wider team, you must also possess a steely determination that allows you to achieve your goals, regardless of the obstacles or challenges that lie ahead. When the going gets tough, it can be tempting to throw in the towel and give up on the…

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While placing an exact value on your time can give you something to work towards and help you decide on which tasks to delegate, there are still some unproductive attitudes that could hinder your progress. Of course, there are many factors that could influence productivity, both in your personal and professional life, but one of…

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lmi time worth

Having previously covered personal productivity and the importance of dedicating time to high payoff activities, it’s important to put things into perspective by looking at the actual value of time and what it represents. When thinking about the value of time, it’s interesting to note how people generally refer to it. Terms like spending it,…

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Unlucky for some but Friday 13th December 2019 proved anything but unlucky for 25 delegates who attended the Goal Setting Workshop organised by Mark Tonks, LMI’s most experienced Director in the Midlands. Delegates from a whole range of business and Charity organisations had the opportunity to bring closure to the current year and set their…

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time is of the essence

With Brexit uncertainty continuing to grow, businesses across a range of sectors are taking the time to review their existing processes and procedures, looking for new ways to enhance workplace productivity. While it’s difficult to know exactly what challenges lie ahead, it is accepted that helping workers make the most of their time will only…

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