How To Develop Your 2018 To-Do list

Set yourself up for success

How To Develop Your 2018 To-Do list

I’m sure your familiar with task lists and to-do lists. You might write a weekly to-do list and diligently cross off your tasks as you complete them. This may give you a great sense of accomplishment. As quality is often considered more important than quantity, many people have “a top three” tasks on their action […]

7 Simple Steps That Will Generate More Free Time

7 Simple Steps That Will Generate More Free Time

One of the most common things I hear from people is “I just haven’t got the time”. Everyone would like to have more free time but don’t know how to go about achieving it. When I work with clients, I help them to discover free time by getting them to take seven simple steps. Create […]

5 Drivers That Keep Us Stuck and Impact Our Productivity

5 Drivers That Keep Us Stuck and Impact Our Productivity

In the world of psychology there are certain things called drivers that get in the way of our progress. Most of us have one or more of them, but we are unaware of them. The 5 Drivers The five drivers are “be perfect”, “hurry up”, “try hard”, “please others”, and “be strong” They are the […]

Distractions Are the Enemy of Productivity

And 10 Steps to Eliminate Distractions in Your Life!!

Distractions Are the Enemy of Productivity

Let’s get serious here. As the title of this article indicates, distractions are detrimental to how productive we can be. We’re under a lot of pressure to get things done both at work and at home. Our jobs and businesses require us to be more productive than ever, and there never seems to be enough […]

How to Minimise Open Loops for Maximum Productivity

How to Minimise Open Loops for Maximum Productivity

In yesterday’s post How to Prioritise Your Most Crucial Tasks, I mentioned the term ‘open loops’, which got a few people talking and is epitomised by the following comment from a reader who wrote “unfortunately I think I am the queen of open loops. I dread and stress about things and put them off until […]

How to Prioritize Your Most Crucial Tasks

When your task list is as long as your arm

How to Prioritize Your Most Crucial Tasks

When greeted with a list of tasks as long as your arm. It can be difficult knowing which tasks to start first and which to save for later. Ideally, you should prioritize your most crucial tasks first. Though that won’t always mean doing them first (it may mean waiting until you have more energy to […]

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 Of the Most Common Time Management Myths

3 Of the Most Common Time Management Myths

There are many time management myths created and supported by the so-called experts. Within this article I’m going to highlight three of the most common. I’m sure you would have heard them. You may even have tried them with little success. Time Management Myth 1 – One size fits all In first place we have […]

How to Get More Done

These 6 tips should help you to get more done

How to get more done

Do you feel under pressure to get more done? Our lives can be busy, especially at this time of year when we’re trying to finish tasks before we head off on holiday.  Sometimes it can feel as though we never complete all the tasks that we set out to do each day.  This can often […]