Why Multi-tasking Doesn’t Work

Multi-tasking doesn’t work because you’re constantly distracting yourself. While you’re working on one thing, you’re also thinking about your other tasks.

Do you multi-task? It feels great when you’re juggling a few different projects or tasks at once, making progress on each of them, doesn’t it? It makes you feel productive when you can run a meeting while editing a proposal and outlining the next project. The sad truth is that Multi-tasking doesn’t work nearly as […]

Business Owners – Systemise to Free Up Time

Business Owners – Systemise to Free Up Time

Do you ever really think about how you could free up time in your business? I mean really think about it. If you did you’d discover that there are many tasks in your business that happen all the time. As well as happening all the time, they take up your time. Regardless of the size […]

How often Do You Take Time Out?

We all need me time now and again

How often Do You Take Time Out

Life is busy.  There is no disputing it.  We have so many demands on our time and our work is a major one.  However, sometimes we must take time out and get some perspective. If we devote all our time to work, we neglect the other things in our lives that really matter, like our […]

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 […]

Perfectionism and How to Overcome it

Stop being a Peter Perfect!!

Perfectionism and How to Overcome It

Many people joke about perfectionism and say things like, “I am just a perfectionist, I can’t stand anything less than perfect.” And many people look at this mindset as a good thing and all it means is that people are working extra hard at succeeding but what those individuals that are of this mindset need […]

Why You Need To Be Setting Priorities

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Why You Need to be Setting Priorities

Setting priorities is extremely important in making any kind of progress in life. Unfortunately, not many people realise just how important it is. When you don’t set priorities, you are essentially running on autopilot, doing the first thing that comes to mind rather than the thing that needs to be done the most. It is […]

Take Time to Look After Yourself and Reach Your Goals

Self-care isn't selfish

Take Time to Look After Yourself and Reach Your Goals

How many things are on your to do list are things for you? If you want to reach your goals, taking the time to look after yourself should be at the the top of your list. When you look after your health and wellbeing, you give yourself the strength you need to succeed. Ironically, we […]