Why you need to keep your work space clean and organised

People tend to focus too much on what app they can use to boost their productivity, when often it’s their physical environment that’s holding them back. Studies have shown that the average worker loses about an hour a day to disorganisation. Consider for a moment what that means in productivity terms. Let’s say for argument’s … Continue reading Why you need to keep your work space clean and organised

3 Epic Time Management Techniques for New Freelancers

Freelancing is a tough business. Don’t get me wrong, escaping restrictive office hours and horrible bosses and embracing the creative freedom that comes with doing what you love and are truly good at makes it all worthwhile. But, at the end of the day, it’s still work and tough work at that. As a freelancer … Continue reading 3 Epic Time Management Techniques for New Freelancers

Why you should stop worrying about being a procrastinator

I’ve struggled with procrastination my whole life. When I was young, I wasn't called a procrastinator, I was called lazy. I even referred to myself as lazy. I recently had a realisation that I think all so-called ‘procrastinators’ should have. One that's changed the way I look at my work and the way I do … Continue reading Why you should stop worrying about being a procrastinator

How to make a dent and have a successful career in the new era of work

The days of ‘cog-in-the-machine’ employment is coming to an end. As the information economy grows and develops, people who can do more than shift a lever or press a button on a production line are more important than ever. But, what is it exactly that we need people, in this new era of work, to … Continue reading How to make a dent and have a successful career in the new era of work

3 quick tips for working smarter

Working smarter is all about efficient systems and processes, good organisation and avoiding distraction. Here are a few ways I keep on top of things based on these work smarter principles. 1. Create systems for managing email I cut my email traffic in half by using a CC inbox. I created a new folder and called it ‘CC Inbox’ … Continue reading 3 quick tips for working smarter