How to Get the Right Balance Between Work and Family Life

How to Get the Right Balance Between Work and Family Life

For many parents the last few weeks have included the Half Term holidays. Some parents are fortunate enough to be able to negotiate working hours that fit in with the School holidays. Whilst others struggle to balance their work and family life. This constant struggle to fit it all in can lead to feelings of […]

How to Manage Your Time Whilst Dealing With Clients

How to Manage Your Time Whilst Dealing With Clients

If you work with clients, you will know it can be a challenge trying to balance the need for responsiveness with the need to manage your time effectively and efficiently. You will have some clients who are a dream to work with, others can be extremely hard work; stealing both your time and energy. You […]

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 Eliminate Social Distractions When Working from Home

How to Eliminate Social Distractions When Working from Home

Why is it no one ever believes you when you say you’re working from home? Instead taking it as an open invitation to drop by for a coffee and a natter. Their assumption is that we just spend the day lazing around watching day time television. We are social creatures and we deal with other […]

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 […]

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 […]

How a Lack of Planning and Scheduling Distracts You

Common Everyday Distractions

How a Lack of Planning and Scheduling Distracts You

Last but not least in this series of common everyday distractions. let’s talk about a lack of planning and scheduling. We all know that planning helps increase our productivity. There’s a reason that daily planners and calendars are big business. They work, however, you may not be aware of the impact they can have on your […]

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 […]