Category Archives: Life

How To Beat Stress

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Becoming the best is simple

Life is full of complicated trade-offs, but when you make the decision to be the best at something you’re saying no to almost everything else. Only when we commit to being the best can we focus completely and do the … Continue reading

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Go with your strengths anyway

10 years ago my wife and I shared a house in London with a guy who worked at a major bank. I’ll call him Jack, but that’s not his real name. Jack was hired as a writer. He wrote reports. … Continue reading

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Time to be Amazing

Video notes (related to managing your time and being productive): How to determine your core focus activities More information on the Pomodoro time-management technique. Stay in touch. Let’s connect: On IBMastery.com, Twitter @timwoods or LinkedIn

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The CUEGIS Answer Method

I know there are a lot of you (IB Business Management students) who haven’t yet gotten the  full CUEGIS video course, so here is part of it that I know will help you as you prepare for the new concepts of exam question … Continue reading

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How to Answer CUEGIS Questions

If you take IB Business Management (HL or SL), you’re probably a bit nervous about the new CUEGIS questions. The CUEGIS question (Part C, in your final Paper 2 Examination) will be worth 10% of your mark in the course. … Continue reading

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A school without limits

Almost everyone starts kindergarten full of curiosity, enthusiasm and big opinions about things. And very few graduate that way. Why is that? Modern schools make pragmatists of all of us. As an educator, I consider my primary responsibilities to be … Continue reading

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Positive and Negative Motivation

  Motivated people find a way. They don’t need everything to be perfect before they can work. They just do it. They push through with what’s available. Motivated people can handle discomfort for the moment, because they know that what’s … Continue reading

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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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