How to Spend Quality Time with Your Family

During the School Holidays

How to Spend Quality Time with Your Family

In the United Kingdom, we are now fully into the School Summer holidays. If you’re a parent, you will probably be finding that you’re juggling your work, family and hobbies.  The Summer break provides an excellent opportunity to spend quality time with the family. However, if you’re a small business owner, you will also need […]

How to Stop Wasting Time

and get more done in the same amount of time!!

Stop Wasting Time

How much do you get done in a day? How much COULD you get done? Have you ever stopped to think about it? If you’re interested in how to stop wasting time, then more than likely you’re a serial procrastinator who’s often distracted. But other people who are more focused still manage to become scattered […]

3 ways to help prevent Burnout

….learnt whilst walking 500 miles to overcome Burnout.

Burnout

A few years ago I found myself walking the Camino de Santiago to “regain my sanity”.  If that sounds counter-intuitive, all will be explained. Walking 500 miles from France over the Pyrenees and across Northern Spain to deal with burnout may seem extreme to some, but to me at the time it was the perfect […]

Seize the Daylight and Improve Your Wellbeing

Seize the Daylight and Improve Your Wellbeing

We are approaching the longest day of the year and we will also be almost half way through 2018.  The upcoming Summer Solstice means that we will be fortunate enough to enjoy 17 hours of daylight, out of 24 hours, on 21st June. In the UK we have already been experiencing a large amount of […]

How to Stop Your Bad Mood Dampening Your Productivity

How to Stop Your Bad Mood Dampening Your Productivity

Have you ever thought about how your mood affects your productivity? We are all complex creatures, who are prone to changes in mood. Our state of mood in turn can influence our productivity, both positively and negatively. When our mood is in a negative state, we can struggle to focus and produce sub-standard work. So, […]

Procrastination – What are you afraid of?

Procrastination What are you afraid of

Procrastination can be defined as choosing to do something else other than the task you are supposed to be doing and it can be a real barrier to productivity. Procrastination is often a product of fear. This could be a fear of failure, making mistakes or even a fear of success. Whatever the root of […]

4 Big Distractions and How to Minimise Them

Distractions

Modern technology, open plan offices, instant messaging, the list of distractions is endless. They’ve all contributed to our poor concentration levels and ability to be distracted easily.  We seem to find it difficult to focus on one thing for very long and this plays havoc with our productivity. Research by the University of California Irvine […]

How to get everything completed in a 4-day working week

4-day working week

For many of my readers we are approach Easter. We can look forward to a 4-day working week, and not just one but two!  Whilst most of us will welcome our first Bank Holiday since Christmas and New Year, some of us will no doubt be worrying about how we’re going to get everything accomplished […]