From our blog

3 Reasons your time management is broken (and how to fix it)

We all know the common symptoms of bad time management - being late for meetings, juggling too many plates, stress, always rushing. However, if you’re currently struggling with bad time management, it can be difficult trying to ascertain why you’re finding it so hard...

read more

Social Media Marketing – Should I?

“We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the question is how well we do it” – Erik Qualman Businesses large and small are harnessing the power that an active social media presence can bring. But, with social media relatively new to the marketing party,...

read more

3 Simple Ways to motivate your team

A motivated team is an inspired and productive team. However, not all managers know how to effectively motivate a team to do well. For some, motivation looks more like dictatorship, whilst others lock themselves away, in the hopes that a team left to their own devices...

read more

4 Easy Steps to Help You Let Go and Delegate

Running your own business often requires you to wear many different hats at any given time, or at least switch which hat you are wearing on a regular basis. This is perfectly normal and comes with owning your own business but…is it the most effective use of your time?...

read more

How to Work Effectively with a Virtual PA

Virtual PA’s are very much a part of the growing network of freelancers who are increasingly in demand as companies appreciate the value, flexibility and cost effectiveness of their services. There has been a shift in mind-set over recent years from the traditional...

read more

Top 5 Tips to Identifying the Right Virtual PA

Are you thinking the time has come to enlist some support within your business? Perhaps you have been thinking about it for a while and are just not sure where to begin. Identifying the right Virtual PA really is no different to recruiting the right PA to be based in...

read more

Simple Diary Management Techniques

When it comes to diary management I am sure your ultimate goal is to use your time as effectively as you possibly can, am I right?  Just remember, by being organised and structured in your approach, whether you are using Outlook or Google Calendar, you will achieve so...

read more

Streamline Your Online Filing

Why is what you call and where you store an electronic files so important? I don’t know about you but when someone asks me for an electronic file that was created, whether it was only yesterday or some months ago, it really does reconfirm efficiency when you are able...

read more

Ground Rules to Assist with Managing Emails

Following on from ‘6 Simple Ways to get Organised’ over the next few weeks, I want to share with you my best productivity tips on managing emails, using your diary effectively, organising your paper files plus electronically storing your documents. So, this post is...

read more

6 Simple Ways to get Organised (Part 2)

Welcome back to Part 2 of '6 simple ways to get organised' 4. Eliminate the clutter I’m definitely allergic to clutter.  In my mind, everything has a home and in its home it must be. Minimalistic is great! Organised is even better! If you can, aim to clear your desk...

read more

6 Simple Ways to get Organised (Part 1)

To many people being organised comes naturally and yet to others ‘natural’ could not be further from the truth.  Personally, I love to be organised and believe I'm a bit of natural, as every corner of my life, not just at work is organised - it's in my make up! Do you...

read more

Invest time to plan your route

I don’t know about you, but one thing I find invaluable when it comes to moving things forward is having a plan, a map if you like, which sets out both career ambitions and personal aspirations.  With a plan firmly in place, you know exactly where you are heading and...

read more

If I can do it, anyone with ambition can……5 years on!

Today, my first ever blog! The first of many I hope...just a little about me and my story. 1st February marks a red-letter event.  On this day five years ago, I began a new life as a single parent, I was fully aware that my future prosperity lay in my hands and in...

read more

Something went wrong with the twitter. Please check your credentials and twitter username in the twitter settings.