How to Maintain Your Productivity Levels This Autumn

Don't let productivity slip because the summers over

How to Maintain Your Productivity Levels This Autumn

For most people, the summer holidays are over. The new School term has started, the nights are drawing in, there’s a nip in the air in the morning and a general realisation that Autumn has arrived.  Autumn can signal new starts, with many children and students starting new schools, colleges, universities or even new classes, […]

Increase Your Productivity with One Simple Technique

SMART techniques to increase your productivity

Increase Your Productivity with One Simple Technique

How many times have you resolved to go on a diet or look for a more rewarding job only to find yourself back to your old habits within a few days? While you may be motivated to make positive changes in your life, it’s also important to use strategies that will help you to increase […]

When the Holiday Is Over It’s Time for Change

Return to work and start as you mean to go on

When the Holiday Is Over It's Time for Change

September is here, so for Teachers, pupils, students and many more of us, the holiday is nearly over. For many people, the transition period from holiday to work can seem hard, there really is something satisfying about not having to set the alarm clock. However, time away from work often gives us opportunity to assess […]

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 […]

Improve Your Concentration Levels and Increase Productivity

Improve Your Concentration Levels and Increase Productivity

We all want to be as productive as possible, especially if we have a deadline hanging over us, but ploughing on through regardless doesn’t always work.  As humans we have limited concentration levels, which is generally considered to be around 45 minutes at a time.  Therefore, if we decide to sit at our desk until […]

It’s Time to Put Your Health and Wellbeing First

Taking care of yourself isn’t selfish

It's Time to Put Your Health and Wellbeing First

Do you make your health and wellbeing a priority in your life? Or does it get placed on the back burner until something goes wrong? Have you ever been on an airplane and listened to the Cabin Crew tell you what to do in an emergency? Amongst other things they will say something along the […]

How to Give Time to Others and Transform Your Life

Give Time to Others

I can only imagine your first thought when you read the title of this article. What!! as if my time wasn’t precious enough, he now wants us to give time to others. But stay with me because studies show that helping others makes us feel like we have more time for ourselves. If you’re feeling […]

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 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 […]