How to Spend Quality Time with Your Family

During the School Holidays

How to Spend Quality Time with Your Family

In the United Kingdom, we are now fully into the School Summer holidays. If you’re a parent, you will probably be finding that you’re juggling your work, family and hobbies.  The Summer break provides an excellent opportunity to spend quality time with the family. However, if you’re a small business owner, you will also need […]

How to Stop Your Bad Mood Dampening Your Productivity

How to Stop Your Bad Mood Dampening Your Productivity

Have you ever thought about how your mood affects your productivity? We are all complex creatures, who are prone to changes in mood. Our state of mood in turn can influence our productivity, both positively and negatively. When our mood is in a negative state, we can struggle to focus and produce sub-standard work. So, […]

How to Get ahead of the Half Term Holiday

How to Get ahead of the Half Term Holiday

The Half Term Holiday is upon us and it represents the first break since Christmas for a lot of people.  If you’re a Teacher, work in a School or just plan to take some time off to spend with your Family. You’ll need to get yourself organised this week to enable you to enjoy your […]

4 Types of Inner Distraction and How to Eliminate Them

4 Types of Inner Distraction and How to Eliminate Them

In this article I’m going to talk about something different. How to eliminate inner distractions. In articles that talk about eliminating distractions. The emphasis is usually on eliminating external distractions, such as clutter, our phones, or the people around us who interrupt us. Inner distractions are those random thoughts and doubts that creep into our […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to combine working from home with parenting

working from home

For many parents, working from home is the ideal solution.  You can choose your own working hours to fit in around the School run. You can be available to attend Sports days and Nativity plays.  However, if your children are younger than School age, off sick from School or it’s the School holidays. You might […]

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 […]