10 Tips to Improve Your Business Focus and Productivity

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Business Focus and Productivity

As business owners we have many hats to wear during the course of a day or week, Boss, Marketing Manager, Sales manager, Finance Manager, Social media manager etc etc. Considering all these responsibilities, it’s no wonder that many of us struggle to regain our focus multiple times during the day. If you find that you […]

Organize Your Email Inbox and be More Productive

6 Ways to get your email clutter under control

Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve all been there, you go into your email inbox and it’s over flowing with 100s if not 1000s of emails both read and unread. It can be a daunting task to try and organize your email inbox and get a disorganized, overflowing email mess under control. Spam and junk email quickly adds up to […]

5 warning signs that you’re an email puppet

Take back control of your email and your life.

Email Puppet

We’ve all been there: that moment of exasperation when you realise how little control you actually have on your day, and how much of your time is spent dedicated to solving other people’s problems. You can’t help but yearn to be the master of your own time and quit getting bossed around. Email is a […]

Business Owners – Free up an Hour A Day, Everyday

free up an hour a day

These tips are taken from my time management workshop and are the ones that usually resonate with delegates so I thought I would share them with the readers of my blog. These simple, yet when practised, superbly effective techniques have helped thousands of clients to free up an hour a day, everyday! So, when you read […]

10 Email Habits That Will See Your Productivity Skyrocket

10 email habits to boost productivity

Like most small business owners, I consider email to be a necessary evil. I appreciate that it is essential for staying connected in today’s busy world, but it can also have a powerful impact on our productivity. How many times a day do you check your email and get lost among the messages?   The […]

Improve Your Productivity – Clear the Clutter in Your Business

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Does your desk look like a bomb has hit it; do you have an in-desk instead of in-trays? This post aims to help you to clear the clutter from your business and improve your productivity. Clutter takes many forms and is usually created by working with inefficient systems and processes. You may like the idea […]

Manage your email in 5 days

manage your email

Managing e-mail is a constant struggle for many people; their inbox is constantly full, and the emails keep arriving like a swarm of angry wasps’ with the intention of diverting, distracting and creating stress in our already too busy lives. It needn’t be like this. Some time ago i wrote a series of five blogs […]

3 steps to Conquer Email

Contol your email chaos

This weeks guest blog comes from my good friend Alice Jackson who owns Madson Interim Solutions, the award winning specialists in outsourced Business solutions for entrepreneur’s. Conquer Email You’ve set yourself and your business some huge goals for the year and to achieve them you’re going to want a real handle on your time and […]

Become a Time Management Master

Become a Time Management Master

In this hectic world we live in today, we always seem to be running doing something, whether it’s related to family life, work life, or a combination of the two. There are just so many things involved with both “lives” that we never seem to get everything done that needs to be done. In the […]

9 Ways to Be Ruthless with Your Time

9 Ways to Be Ruthless with Your Time

If you’ve created a time management plan and still failed to reach your goals, it’s likely because you’re too flexible and easy on yourself and others when it comes to the schedule. The sorry fact is that time is not limitless. You can’t get more. You can’t work harder to get more of it; it’s […]