When did it become cool to be busy? It’s not. It is important to have a work-life balance that works for you, to take breaks and actually enjoy living as well as working. To do … Continue reading Prompt: How am I going to “Work Smarter” this year?
Sometimes you just need to take control. If you are having a busy week, or a day when you are particularly busy this week take a moment to do this as a journalling exercise. Write … Continue reading Prompt: Busy, Out of Control or Both
A to-do list often appears endless. A frequently asked question is “what should I be working on?”. Not just for me, but for all my colleagues. Hubby took me through a to-do method that he … Continue reading Which to-dos should you be working on?
Getting home today was a nightmare. Traffic Chaos – everywhere! This got me thinking about what productive things I can do when driving by myself and stuck in a traffic jam. It is NOT as … Continue reading Top 10 ways to be productive in a traffic jam
Delegation is a great time management technique. It can free up your time for more important things. Or does it. How do you ensure you are actually saving and managing time effectively? 1. Work Well … Continue reading How to really save time when you delegate?
Meetings are an important aspect of professional jobs and quite frequently regular meetings are scheduled with a particular client, customer or team. However, when meetings are regularly held it is all too easy to have … Continue reading How to have more Productive Meetings (as an attendee)
I love long bank holiday weekends. However, the return to work is not so great. Your inbox can explode on arrival (particularly if you have tacked on a few extra day holiday). If you find … Continue reading How to Survive the First Day back in the office.
Do you use checklists at work? I do. When I left my first permanent job for pastures new I was asked to produce a bible. A HOW TO for doing my job. I filled a … Continue reading Are you using these checklists?
The weather has been pretty good for UK weather recently and I have found it getting hot (and humid) in the office. The balmy weather has caused more idle chitchat in the afternoons, the whirling … Continue reading Maintain your Productivity this Summer