Discover Your Rhythm and Increase Your Productivity

Discover your natural energy rhythms and use them to your advantage

Discover Your Rhythm and Increase Your Productivity

Are you a morning person or a night person? Do you have a lull in energy in the afternoon? Do you find that you get more done before lunch than after? Whether you realize it or not, you have times of the day that are more or less productive. These differ from person to person, […]

Overcome Procrastination With Mini-Tasks

Try mini-tasking instead of multi-tasking and watch your efficiency soar!

Overcome procrastination with mini-tasks

Do you ever procrastinate? Would you like to put a stop to this time-wasting habit? Overcome procrastination and make make progress today by breaking your to-do list into mini-tasks. Here’s how it works: A mini-task is a task that is so small you couldn’t make it any smaller without being silly about it. Calling a […]

How to Make Better Time Estimates

Poor time estimates lie at the heart of poor time management

Make better time estimates

Do you ever plan for a task to take an hour, but it takes four hours? Or maybe you allotted an hour to finish a job that only took 10 minutes. The ability to make better time estimates can be the difference between good and lousy time management. Over estimate and you will get all […]

4 Core Time Management Techniques

Which one is right for you?

Time Management Techniques

You only have to search the internet to discover a plethora of time management techniques all stating that they’re right for you, and all varying in their complexity from the very simple to the down right complex project management software, which invarably takes you more time to learn than it saves you in time!! Whichever […]

Working From Home – Best Tips to Stay on Task

Staying on task can be a challenge when working from home

Working from home - Stay on Task

Staying on task can be a challenge when working from home especially during the school holidays. The children are fighting, your partner wants you to take out the rubbish, and the dog is making circles around the front door wanting to be walked. But, you’re on a deadline and have work to finish. How do […]

Working from Home – Make Time for Family

Get the balance between business and family right

Working from Home - make time for family

So far in this series of blogs on working from home we have concentrated on getting stuff done in the business, so today lets look at the other side of the coin, after all, whats the point of working from home if we can’t make time for our family. When you are running a business […]

Working from Home – 9 Ways to Get Going

Overcome a lack of discipline, structure and motivation

Working from home - 9 ways to get going

We have all been there, some days it’s hard to get motivated when you’re running your own business and working from home. There’s no boss to answer to, no one to hold your feet to the fire and no immediate repercussions if you goof off and spend the day watching videos on netflix, or playing […]

Working from Home – 10 Tips for Reducing Distractions

Working from home - Distraction

Life moves at a loud and fast pace. There’s always something calling for your attention and trying to distract you from the present moment. This can prove detrimental to any business, but even more so when you’re working from home. When you’re working from home, the work must get done if you want to keep […]

Working from Home – Finding a Balance

Don’t let your business cost you your family

Working from Home - Finding a Work-Life Balance

So let me ask you a question, why did you start your own business? Many people start a business to have more time with their family and to ensure this happens (and sometimes due to a lack of funds) they set up an office at home and join the many people who find themselves working […]

Achieve Quality Family Time

Quality family time is crucial to keep your family together

Achieve quality family time

Family time is crucial to keep your family together. However, if you are a working parent, ensuring you get quality family time can be very difficult. In the world of today you tend to find fewer families that conform to the stereotypical ‘perfect’ family unit, where one parent works and the other stays home to […]