Author Archives: Tim Woods

Time to be creative

Everyone knows that creativity is important. Parents know the value of play for their kids and our most innovative companies know it too. If it works for our children and for the most-skilled among us, what’s stopping the rest of us? In … Continue reading

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4 Questions Leaders Ask

  I’m sure you’ve done the exercise before where you look around the room, in search of everything that’s red. You haven’t noticed, but there are lots of red things around you right now. You don’t notice until you look. … Continue reading

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The best time to work is the worst

A while ago I wrote an article called The Straight A Students Time Management Secret. The answer seemed simple: get your work done during your school day. High achievers do report having this habit. When they’re working, they just work. They … Continue reading

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The Roots of Procrastination

We all procrastinate for our own reasons. Often we don’t think about where it’s coming from. We think of it as “laziness” and leave it at that. But ending procrastination requires we honestly face the reason (or the emotion) behind it. … Continue reading

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Simplify with the Daily 10

Here’s a simple technique that can simplify your life a lot. I’ve been doing it for about a year and it’s worked for me: Every day, throw away 10 things. Here are my personal rules: Obvious garbage doesn’t count. It … Continue reading

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Focus

  “What single activity would keep you fascinated and motivated for the rest of your life?” Do you know what that would be? It’s not simply sitting on beach, doing nothing. Not for the rest of your life, every day. … Continue reading

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The May 2016 ToK Essay Titles

If you are completing the IB Diploma Program in May 2016, the official Theory of Knowledge essay titles you’ll be working with have been released. I’ve created some videos to help you if you’d like. Click the orange button below and I’ll … Continue reading

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Advanced Business Extended Essay Research

In this post, I wanted to share with you a resource straight out of latest online course: Business EE Mastery. I know a lot of you are working on your Extended Essays at the moment, so I thought you’d probably … Continue reading

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How to Make Stress Work for You

This is a guest post written by a very old friend of mine, Phil Meehan. Phil is a professional counsellor, with his own practice in Singapore. Among other things, he helps teenagers deal with stress. I told Phil I’ve been … Continue reading

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The May 2015 ToK Essay Titles (And Some Help)

If you are completing the IB Diploma Program in May 2015, the official ToK essay titles you’ll be working with have been released. If you’d like some help approaching these questions and finishing your essay, I’m sharing a new set of … Continue reading

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