The importance of setting priorities in all areas of life

Successful people set goals, and they make certain all their actions and activities contribute to the achievement of their goals. They act in a logical, reasonable, and organised manner to attain the results they have identified as important to them. Successful people increase their productivity through controlling their priorities. Focusing on All Areas of Life…

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A human perspective on productivity

For many organizations, getting every last drop of output possible from humans whilst they are at work, has long been seen as a worthy and necessary goal. Not doing this, is often seen as a failure of management as it puts the maximization of profitability at risk. Those same organisations will go to great lengths…

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Podcast Guest Appearance – Leadership and scaling a business

LMI UK Managing Director Nick Howes was recently the guest of best-selling author (I don’t Work Fridays) and award-winning business mentor, Martin Norbury on his High Frequency Fridays podcast. It was a real meeting of minds as they discussed all things leadership as it relates to growing and, in particular, scaling a business. Nick commented,…

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Goal Setting for teens (and everyone else)!

This week LMI UK Director Nick Howes was interviewed by the founder of September Ready Go, Kevin Aires on the subject of goal setting. September Ready Go is an innovative teens summer camp helping young people and their families prepare physically and mentally for a return to school and college after six months of being…

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The Stockdale Paradox

At LMI UK’s weekly team meeting on 23rd March, Karl Gasson shared some incredibly valuable insights into the Stockdale Paradox, as discussed in more detail in Jim Collins’ Good to Great This was so helpful to our team that we thought there would be many others who would benefit. In times of unprecendented challenge, there…

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#3 Goals & Goal Setting

Nick Howes of LMI UK and Rosin Joyce of LMI Ireland discuss goals and goal setting – one of the core features of all LMI programmes.

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Creating SMART goals for success

manufacturing productivity

The issue of workplace productivity has long been debated in the popular press, as organisations look for new ways to boost performance and measure the output of their employees. Of course, measuring productivity accurately can prove difficult, especially when looking for a general method that can be applied across all industries. Increasing productivity means surpassing…

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You will achieve more with a clear plan

You may set goals with enthusiasm and believe you are committed to them, but find yourself unable to achieve what you had hoped. You might make big plans, but seem unable to follow through and reach the desired outcome. If it all sounds familiar, you probably need a good shot of discipline. We’re not talking…

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Traditional leadership training doesn’t work but the LMI approach does

Whilst facilitating an Effective Personal Productivity programme, I was asked by the participant why we refer repeatedly to the importance of spaced repetition, a central pillar of all LMI development programmes. The answer to many in this modern digital age is not that obvious. To illustrate the point of just how critical to long-term learning…

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Connecting daily activity with the Big Picture

  One of the key challenges of any organisation is to connect what their people are doing on a daily basis with their Big Picture goals – their mission and purpose, vision and values. This video shows how to break down the big picture into a Master Goals List, from their to create a monthly…

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