Posts Tagged ‘How to manage your time better’

One missing ingredient in your recipe for organised success

Can working in half an hour bursts increase your productivity? Yes – Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of work you have to do?  Do you feel like your to-do list is a never-ending mountain of unachievable tasks that just keeps piling up? There is a solution – keep

Looking for a diary that works with an app? You’ll love this one!

There’s an app for just about everything today – whether you own an iPhone, Android or Windows phone, there is something to distract you at some point in the day. Serious working mums will know that using a diary system of some sort is very beneficial, but life happens, and

Three things you can do to make the morning run a lot less stressful

Mornings don’t need to be stressful – seriously. Even if you have a family of 10, there are some measures you can put in place to make sure everything runs smoothly from the alarm clock going off in the morning to when you’ve finished the morning school or childcare run.

The seven deadly sins of time management

Nothing can put things into perspective than a book that really knows how to tick the boxes and tell you what to do when you or your life really isn’t ticking the boxes you need it to. That’s why we love Time Management for Manic Mums, by Allison Mitchell (grab

Five time wasters and how to avoid them – part 1

These days, it seems that everyone is trying to fit a week’s worth of work into a day. While it may look like the epitome of efficiency efficiency,  are you really making progress of just deceiving yourself? Here are five time wasting activities you probably don’t even realise that you’re

Feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day?

Being a working mum or a business mum is nome us for not getting the job done! Millions of mums around the world are making great strides in whatever they do, and you can, too, if you know how to remain productive. You need to login to view the rest

Three time-saving tips for mums

Life doesn’t get much busier than when you’re busy working mum with small children. With the kids back at school after the half term break that treadmill and juggling is back in full swing so it’s going to start getting a little harder to make time for yourself. With a

Six distraction-busting tips that will transform the way you work

If you find yourself spending all day to compose an email, write an article, or create a memorable video, chances are that you’re getting very distracted. Do you find yourself lulling away the time and always rushing work the night before because time just evaporated for a few weeks? If

The 15-minute rule and how it can make a working mum’s life easier

We all know what it’s like when you come home with the children having picked them up from nursery or school and you know that you’ve got a mountain of work that you need to get through. It’s not unusual to shove a quick snack in front of them and

Video tutorial: how to make the most of your 168-hour week

If you had an couple of hours every day of the week what would you do with it? It’s something that many busy mums wish they had – along with the energy to really put that extra time to good use. This video tutorial will give you to tools to

How to cut your cleaning time right down so you can enjoy family time…or put your feet up!

There’s an old saying that a woman’s work is never done…and if you’re a busy working mum, it can often feel like it’s true. The fact is, like all these old wive’s tales, you can either choose to believe it and give up, or take control of your situation and

Panicking about work and the school summer holidays? Here are five tips to help you increase your productivity when the kids are home

With the school summer holidays starting (for some children it has already started!), all the juggling and activities you’ll be doing to keep the children entertained will likely have a huge impact on your working week – especially if you’re a mumpreneur.

Two tips to use your time wisely…

One of the biggest problems that people have when it comes to making the most of the working day is that they simply have bad time management. This is something that hinders many mums from ever achieving their full potential success in life and something truly needs to be done