If you take nothing else on board from this article, acknowledge this: You are in more control over the holidays than you think. You really are. Yes, I know the holidays can be difficult. We’re entering that familiar phase of added pressures: consumer pressures, social pressures, work pressures. In fact, many people I know and […]
3 Reasons For End Of Year Stress And What To Do About It
Gasp! There’s not much left of November …are you feeling the crunch? I think it’s fair to say most everyone is! Here’s a short video to highlight these three reasons we stress ourselves out this time of year …and what we can do about it! Watch the video if any of these resonate with you… 1 Do […]
Eight Ways To Encourage Team Productivity
How can you encourage team productivity? There’s no one-size-fits-all productivity solution. We each have our own circumstances and working preferences, and various factors can either support or hinder our productivity. If you’re a small business owner, here are some ways to encourage your team to be more productive: 1 Be more flexible Allowing greater flexibility […]
Are You Overwhelmed By Paperwork?
“Paperwork wouldn’t be so bad if it weren’t for all the paper. And the work.” ~ Darynda Jones, Author Paperwork. Love it or loathe it, papers and documents have a sneaky way of amassing in our homes and offices. Sometimes it seems like paper materialises out of nowhere, but of course we know exactly where it all comes from. […]
Could You Get More Done If You Reduced Your Working Hours?
There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing. ~ Brian Tracy I know what you’re thinking, “what do you mean reduced working hours?! …I don’t have enough time for my workload as it is!” …or do you? You may be familiar with Parkinson’s […]
How Much Time Do You Really Have?
How much time do you really have? I’d be willing to wager it’s not as much as you’d like to think. On a Friday I like to review my task management system to assess what I intended to accomplish over the course of the week …versus actual results. Do you do the same? If not, I […]
Do You Really Need One More Thing?
“Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Do you really need one more thing? Feeling overwhelmed? Take some solace that you’re not alone! I’ve been busy working with clients in their homes and home offices, and over the past couple of weeks in particular I’ve noticed a recurring theme: […]
The Priceless Benefits Of Being Organised
Real benefits of being organised span far beyond the aesthetics of an ‘orderly organised space’. In fact the real benefits are often priceless… If you’re feeling a bit behind or overwhelmed as you look around your home or office, have a think about what it would really mean to you to bring things back under […]
5 Reasons I Love My Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Scanner
How is your week so far? It’s been an exceptionally busy week for me, which means I’ve got a mild stack of receipts and other paperwork to process, how about you? For my business, I have a weekly system that keeps my paperwork in check. In fact, I actually look forward to it because I […]
Do Your Patterns Help Or Hinder Your Success?
“When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge.” – Juli Kupferberg As we’ve now inched past mid-year (gasp!), I figured it was an opportune time for a temperature check. Where do you stand with your professional and/or personal goals? Are you more or less on track, or have you been veering off-piste for a while? Don’t worry. There’s still […]