10 Tips to Improve Your Business Focus and Productivity

Get on track, stay on track

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 […]

10 Ways to Improve Your Time Management If You Run a Business

The way you manage yourself will directly impact your business results

10 Ways to Improve Your Time Management If You Run a Business

I’m sure you have heard many times that you can’t really manage time you can only manage yourself. This is true and takes on an ever increasing importance if you are a business owner. Everything you do in your business involves conversations, thoughts, or actions. Each one of these can take up your valuable time […]

Afraid to say No? – Make a Noble Objection instead

Say No differently

Its OK to say No

Often in life we say ‘yes’ too much because of a sense of obligation or because we want to please people, but in doing so we lose control of our time. Even when we do say no, a lot of the time we preface it with “I’m sorry, but…” The impact of the but, is […]

6 Ways to clear your mind and get more organized

Clear your mind of clutter

6 Ways to clear your mind of clutter to get more organized

One popular definition of mindset is “a disposition, attitude or mood.” That being said, it makes sense that clearing your mind of clutter goes a long way in helping you get more organized. Let’s face it – when you’re not clear-headed, it’s very difficult to practice organizational skills. Keep reading to find out more about […]

Mind Mapping Tools to Help You Organize Your Thoughts

Mind Mapping

Mind mapping is a brainstorming technique where visual diagrams are used to show how thoughts or ideas are connected and organized. The process is commonly used in project planning and presentations and is particularly useful to help you organize your thoughts. In today’s digitally-focused world, it’s easier to create and share mind maps than ever […]

9 Strategies to Re-Energize When You Feel Lazy

Feeling lethargic and being lazy isn’t necessarily a negative behaviour

9 strategies to help you to re-energize

Feeling lethargic and being lazy isn’t necessarily a negative behaviour, it happens to the best of us at some stage or other, we just have to make sure that it doesn’t happen on too regular a basis. If it does being lazy too often has some huge downsides! Laziness is the ultimate expression of passivity. […]

Time Management: Fit music into your Early Years setting

Making time for music when you've got a full schedule

Time Management How to fit music into your Early Years setting

If you work with children it can be hectic. The pressures put on Early Years settings are immense. Not only do you have to care and nurture children you also have to prove you are developing a huge amount of skills in a short space of time. Maths and literacy are at the forefront of […]

How to Manage Your Time When Reading a Book

Reading a book can gobble up lots of your time, unless you know a few secrets.

How to Manage Your Time When Reading a Book

Reading is important. Reading is critical to achieving success. But reading a book can gobble up lots of your time, unless you know a few secrets. The way you were taught to read as a child, is not the best way to read as an adult. The public education system is not structured so that […]

7 Ways to Get Your Day off to a Great Start

Set the stage for a productive day

Get your day off to a great start

Many people take a lot of time to plan their day, but completely fail to plan the most important part of the day, their morning!! How do you start your day, for many people mornings can be the toughest part of their day. They find that the duvet has magnetic qualities and will not allow […]

Time Management – 5 Top Tips for Students

How students can make the most of the hours they've got

Time Management for Students

There’s a lot for a student to do. You have multiple modules, lots of socialising and you may even have to work and whether you like it or not, time management is essential. I know that groan is coming. You know you need to manage your time, but you just don’t know how. You want […]