Procrastination or putting things off is something I guess most people struggle with. I don’t know about you but some tasks I find worse than others.
Still looking for tricks that make it easier to just get on with stuff! (Like now!)
Inspiration and motivation is always welcome.
“There are seven days in a week and Someday isn’t one of them. Don’t wait – do it now!”
iGoogle has been my homepage for years now – my personal online dashboard. It has on it many “gadgets” that I use on a daily basis – and, I’ll admit, some that I don’t any more. Google Reader is one of them, so I can see what’s recently been posted
I’ve been steadily becoming a fan of Evernote for some time. It syncs with home and work computers and my Nexus 4 smartphone (plus the family tablet) and makes it really easy to move stuff around (remembering to delete the note if it is just to move something) Key information
When you move on to a new phase of your life it’s time for a good clear-out. We are becoming empty nesters. For longer and longer periods our children are no longer at home, and it’s time to retrench. We’ve already re-modelled the living room and bought furniture I absolutely
I feel at the moment I’m at a chapter break in my life, looking for new opportunities in my working life, and I have been pondering how useful it is to set goals. The task of re-assessing one’s life and career path should always start with establishing one’s values, but
I’m a bit of an addict when it comes to reading productivity and uncluttering blogs and websites. Lately I’ve been reading and thinking about ways to cut out little niggles and time-wasters in one’s life. It’s too short to walk further than you need to on a daily basis or
I’m a great believer in to-do lists, if used correctly. OK, they’re not much use if they are too long and if the list is not achievable, but properly planned, they’re a great help. It’s a topic I often develop with the participants on my moderating courses. Time management is
So in America it’s National Napping Day. Apparently a NASA study shows that a few winks after lunch can boost a worker’s output by as much as 34 percent. An afternoon nap ‘is good for your heart’ reported the BBC two years ago. Various studies have shown that a “power
Show me someone who doesn’t want to save time and work more effectively, and I’ll show you someone who’s about to retire! Most of us can do with tools and techniques to help us get more done by working smarter. Here are my top 5 suggestions: Inbox rules: most people
Saving time – vital… Here are some of the ways I’m saving time and managing information flow at the moment: Creating shortcuts on my desktop to my most-used folders – a no-brainer I think. To keep track of multiple projects effectively I like to keep my files in neatly organised