Efficiency tools – my selection

GTD - Getting Things Done

Hi everyone, day 1 of 30 Here are the tools I like or liked to improve efficiency: Nozbe – for todo lists OmniFocus – for todo lists, better than Nozbe but only for Mac Evernote – note taker, anywhere, anytime. It is also where I put all my scanned paper and interesting articles and websites Slack – to keep global teams in sync Office … Read More

Work-life balance in a virtual company

virtual company

The search for the ideal work – life balance has become much thought about, debated and sought after. Working in the field of Executive coaching, we spend significant time with clients understanding ‘what good looks like’.  When we look at our whole lives, what does an ideal work-life balance look like? Read the rest of the article

Burnout – how to avoid it

Learn to slowdown before your body pull the emergency stop

I define burning out as the moment when you mind and body trigger the most fundamental alarms it has: fear and pain. In this article I’ll explain the methods I’ve applied to avoid burnout in the last 6 years.  

2015 Statistics of FrankContrepois.com

Thank you

Hi everyone and thank you! Thank you to you, reader of Frank Contrepois You are part of a community of 4000+ persons reading more than  8000+ pages! I feel very humble and grateful for the 100+ hours of your time you dedicated to reading my articles. Thank you for reading the 36 posts of this first year of FrankContrepois.com Thank … Read More

Flip the coin aka Changing perspective

changing perspective

This is one of the most important article of FrankContrepois.com as the methodology described has changed my life for the best some years ago. I call it flip the coin! Flipping the coin is my way to remember that everything in life can be seen from at least two perspectives and changing perspective has allowed me to see the world through different lenses resulting … Read More

What to do if you cannot sleep due to stress

Too many thoughts

Turning and tossing in bed, eyes open, looking at the ceiling, with too many thoughts and no clarity. A frustrating and tiring experience that is often accompanied by low productivity, bad mood and limited results the following day. As a reader of frankcontrepois.com you need to act and avoid losing so much time and energy without at least knowing the why. 

How to focus like an Olympian

Athletes and in particular Olympians, focus on getting the right preparation to get the Gold medal. They focus on the goal of feeling the pleasant weight of the gold on their chest and that’s it. This article gives a method of how to focus on the result and how to avoid searching solutions that will never be needed.

Unpaid overtime – how is it impacting your finances?

unpaid overtime

As an employee, company owner or future entrepreneur, unpaid overtime will play a very important part in your finances, human resources management and success. This article will explore what unpaid overtime means for Entrepreneurs and employees and how it measures your business success.

Why exactly procrastinators procrastinate


Discover the war in our heads between a captain, a monkey and a monster and the result that impacts our long term success. A fantastic article that made me feel guilty about how often I procrastinate. Enjoy! Thank you, Richard, for pointing this article to me. [reminder]Do you have a great content about productivity to share? Send it to me … Read More