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How To Fit Everything Into Your Busy Schedule

February 11, 2014

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to cram so much into their day whilst others struggle to get the bare essentials done? We all manage time differently, but there’s one constant that applies to us ALL when it comes to feeling productive and getting the important stuff ticked off day after day. If you’re fed up of ending the day feeling unproductive here’s how to change things around quickly….

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Unbusy Yourself

January 28, 2014

Life’s busy and it can feel as though there’s a lot to pack into any one day, but busyness is generally a self-initiated cop-out and can have some debilitating side effects on your career and life if you let it take over. So if you feel like you’re running around like a headless chicken at the moment stop for just a second, read this post, and learn why it’s important to quit being so damn busy…

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10 Productive Ways To Kill Time In The Office Over Xmas

December 16, 2013

You’ve nearly done it … Santa is almost on his way, the holiday spirit has well and truly kicked in, and with any luck work will be the last thing on your mind very soon. But if those last few days are going more slowly than you can bare, here are 10 simple things you can do to productively pass the time more quickly…

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How To Stay Productive When You Feel Burnt Out

December 9, 2013

It’s easy to smash through your to-do list and overcome procrastination when you’re brimming with energy. But what if you’ve been burning the candle at both end and trying to fit too much into your day – it can be really tough to muster up any level of productivity when your reserves have run out! Thankfully there are a few tricks you can use to get the important stuff done despite feeling frazzled…

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How To Survive The Hectic Season In 3 Simple Steps

November 26, 2013

The silly season is almost upon us, and I can already feel the to-do list growing, the days going faster, and the potential for overwhelm mounting by the hour! So as your diary gets busier, now is a great time to decide how you’re going to get through this hectic time of year in the most enjoyable way possible.

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How To Go Home On Time More Regularly

November 18, 2013

Going home on time is a phrase many laugh at, because for them it rarely happens. Working after-hours day after day is a given in many jobs and industries, and organisational culture often adds to an already bulging over-time statistic. But all of that said, you shouldn’t give up if you want to get home at a good time more regularly! So in honor of this years ‘Go Home On Time Day’ here are my top 5 tips to help you get out of the office before lock down…

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Outshine In The Media: Cosmopolitan Magazine, Oct 2013

October 22, 2013

You know the drill – you’ve got a deadline on an assignment or work project and the closer it looms, the more you manage to find anything else to do (read: Facebook trawling). Hell, you’ve even cleaned the house to avoid coming face-to-face with the task. Procrastination sucks. Big time. It cheats you into wasting precious hours resulting in you having less time to for fun stuff. If procrastination is your middle name, here’s how to get s**t done like a pro.

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5 Ways To Work Smarter, Not Harder

September 4, 2013

It doesn’t matter whether you’re an employee or a business owner, being savvy with the way you manage your time at work is key as it allows you to be more productive, get home earlier, and feel more satisfied at the end of the day. Unfortunately many people tend to do the opposite when things get hectic, and instead find themselves working longer hours and feeling burnt out by the end of the week. So how can you actually work smarter instead of harder when the going gets tough? Here’s how…

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How To Salvage Unproductive Meetings

August 28, 2013

Sitting in unproductive meetings that bore you senseless week after week is painful and time consuming. No-one wants to waste precious hours twiddling their thumbs, so what can you do if you have to go to one of ‘those’ meetings that regularly turns out to be a waste of time? Here are 5 top tips…

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How Work-Life Blend Can Reduce Stress

August 21, 2013

I’ve been a big advocate of work-life balance. Having worked some stupidly long hours in my corporate career I’ve experienced what it’s like to feel regularly burnt out, and I definitely don’t want to go back there. So I’ve always been conscious of fitting ‘life’ in instead of letting work take over. However… my thoughts have been changing recently, and I’m at an interesting point where I’ve decided to ditch that infamous balance thing, because it simply doesn’t work for me anymore. Here’s why…

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