Procrastination Why You Do It and How To Overcome It

Procrastination Why You Do It and How To Overcome It Featured

Our time is precious and yet many of us waste a lot of it procrastinating.  Procrastination is not productive, it mainly involves time wasting activities such as absent mindedly scrolling through the internet or putting a task off until it becomes urgent causing stress. So, What’s Behind Procrastination? Perfectionism: If we set high standards for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Time Management for The Small Business Owner

Part 1 - identifying the problem

Time Management for The Small Business Owner

As a small business owner, how many times do you utter any of these immortal phrases “I just haven’t got enough time” “There never seems to be enough hours in the day”or a variation of the theme? The Problem for The Small Business Owner From completing the accounts and doing all of the hiring and […]

3 Ways to Become More Productive

3 Ways to Become More Productive

In this modern age, it seems that everyone wants/needs to become more productive. We often feel that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done.  Therefore, we can try getting up earlier, which can help, or try to decrease our Lunch break, which could lead to us becoming more tired.  However, if […]