Not Such A Night Owl Now

This post is a follow up to the┬álast one┬áthat I posted way back near the beginning of January, which in summary is about my experimenting with shifting sleep patterns to being in bed before 10pm and waking up at 5:30am. The challenge was hardest in that first week but I’m now appreciating getting up early, although Read More

If You Can’t Beat Them…

Readers of my blog may have noticed by now that it is predominantly about improving productivity. A few years ago I was bitten by the productivity bug and began reading books and articles on the subject, trying out new things and watching my performance improve beyond what I could have previously imagined. I’ve certainly come a Read More

I Don’t Have Any Time For …

I haven’t written on here for a few days, including the weekend, and the age old excuse popped into my mind when I was thinking about it, I don’t seem to have enough time to do everything I want to do. We’ve all said it at some time, and meant it many of those times, but Read More

You Are More Capable Than You Think

Today at work we had a consultant in to look at our current reporting process. He’s an old colleague and a friend, so it was very easy for me to talk him through everything and take on board what he was saying as well. While guiding him through our reports, he was asking me technical questions Read More

Knime For Data Blending And Analytics

I’ve mentioned before about learning to use Alteryx, and even trying out for the certification in it, as it’s quite a well known platform in the Data Analyst/Scientist community. The features it has and the speed with which it executes them is astounding to someone like me coming from an Excel background, where even a fraction Read More