HUGH CULVER

Measure What Matters

Measure What Matters

When my daughter was young, we opened her first bank account. We went to my bank, opened an account and she made a small deposit. All the way home she held tight to her shiny new bank book. Back then they even imprinted her name on the cover. It was hers and it...

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How to make more money as a speaker by doing less

How to make more money as a speaker by doing less

Some things in life are delightfully counter-intuitive. Like the most expensive entrees are also the smallest, we equate vulnerability with strength, and exercising when you are tired can give you more energy. Here’s something else that’s counter-intuitive. When you...

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How to stop pretending and become an expert in 5 steps

How to stop pretending and become an expert in 5 steps

I have a beef. It started subtly - various phone calls. At first I wasn’t even aware it was happening... I would get questions like “I’ve been speaking for a couple of years. What do I need to do to get more speaking gigs?” Or, “I’m going to write my first book. I...

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How I got 1,000 daily readers to my blog

How I got 1,000 daily readers to my blog

It was a Tuesday. I had just opened up the analytics on my site - just like a hundred times before. And there it was. 1,000 visitors in one day. I was gobsmacked. I’ve been writing and publishing blogs posts for over 6 years. And for most of those years 100 blog...

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This time management system really works!

This time management system really works!

I have been writing and speaking about time management for too long. And I think I was stuck. I was feeling the dis-ease that comes from the same infections in productivity interfering with me getting stuff done. Important stuff. Lists were growing on their own, small...

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