How to Eliminate Distractions at Home

Eliminate distractions from your home. Making sure your home is a calm place where you can relax sets you up for a more successful workday as well.

So you’ve made the decision to eliminate distractions from your life. The best place to start is with the distractions you may be facing at home. Since this is an area where you spend a lot of time and something that’s mainly under your own control, it’s a good place to start to eliminate distractions […]

How a Lack of Planning and Scheduling Distracts You

Common Everyday Distractions

How a Lack of Planning and Scheduling Distracts You

Last but not least in this series of common everyday distractions. let’s talk about a lack of planning and scheduling. We all know that planning helps increase our productivity. There’s a reason that daily planners and calendars are big business. They work, however, you may not be aware of the impact they can have on your […]

How an Open Door Policy Distracts You

Common Everyday Distractions

How an Open Door Policy Distracts You

So far in this series on common everyday distractions, we’ve explored the big three. Mobile Phones, Email and Social Media. These are the obvious ones, over the next two articles we will look at two you may not of thought of. Do you have an open door policy at your office or your home? Are […]

How Social Media Distracts You

Common Everyday Distractions

How Social Media Distracts You

So far in this series about common everyday distractions, we’ve looked at disractions caused by mobile phones and email. The next big offender when it comes to constant distraction is social media. Be honest. How often do you log into your favorite social media platforms? How many of them do you have on your phone […]

How to Stop Email Distracting You

Common Everyday Distractions

How to Stop Email Distracting You

In the first part of this series, in which i explore some of the most common everyday distractions, we talked about how our mobile phone can distract us. If you missed it you can read it here. Today were going to explore another big common every day distraction for a lot of people, Email. Stop […]

Stop letting your phone Distract You

Common Everyday Distractions

Stop letting your phone Distract You

Over the course of the next five days i’m going to post about some of the more common everyday distractions that kill your productivity. Let’s start by looking at one of the worst offenders – your mobile phone. Notifications, Notifications, Notifications The constant alerts from text messages, emails, and app alerts, along with the rare […]

How Distractions Can Hurt Your Productivity

How Distractions Can Hurt Your Productivity

Being productive is important. It’s how we get things done, how we improve what we’re doing, and how we move up in the world. It’s particularly important at work. When you can prove that you’re a productive, contributing member of the team, your job becomes more secure and you will start to move up in […]

Time Management for the Small Business Owner – Part 2

Take back your time!

Time management for the small Business Owner

In Part 1 of this series, we identified where the time of a small business owner can go. By Implementing the techniques and strategies below the small business owner will be able to manage their time more effectively. Ten Ways for A Small Business Owner to Take Back Time Carry out a Monthly Business Audit […]

How To Take Control of Your Smartphone

How to Take Control of Your Smartphone

Let’s talk about your smartphone. The smartphone is an amazing invention and our lives have changed over the past decade because of it. It has helped us stay in touch and informed while we’re on the go. While this can often be a great thing, it also brings certain dangers or problems. The Big Problem […]

How to Eliminate the Distractions of Technology

Stop technology getting in the way of life

How to Eliminate the Distractions of Technology

When it comes to distractions, technology has become a serious problem. With the advent of smartphones, instant communication 24/7, and social media, the way we function and how our days play out has changed significantly. We’re constantly bombarded and distracted by information and entertainment. All of it is presented in nice little bite-sized chunks that […]