How Planning Your Week is a time investment with a huge ROI

How Planning Your Week is a time investment with a huge ROI

OK! Are you still with me for Step 5 of 7 Steps to Save Time and be Free from Overwhelm
We've set up our systems so we always have quick and easy access to our information and our schedule.

Now we need to make sure we're set up to make the best use of our time when we are getting things done. 

To do this we need to do some planning…

The Best Way to Manage Random notes and papers - with Evernote

The Best Way to Manage Random notes and papers - with Evernote

Today is about setting up a home for all that information that we're bombarded with, but not sure where to keep. Go back to your "TO FILE" tray, and chances are there are items in there like this. You might also have articles or blog posts that you want to read later, how do you keep track of them? And what about that measurement that you need to take to the hardware store?

The best storage and organisation solution for all this and more is a tool called Evernote. 

How to Use Lastpass for speedy access to your passwords

How to Use Lastpass for speedy access to your passwords

This is the second of 7 Steps to Save Time and be free from Overwhelm.

We'll tackle the dreaded PASSWORD. This is one of my favourite tips to share as almost everyone finds it SUPER useful. (Unless they are already using this or something similar)

Let's dive in. 

Declutter your desk to focus & save time

Declutter your desk to focus & save time

This is about clearing the distracting clutter from your workspace so you can focus. And we'll also start setting up homes for your incoming paperwork and tasks. This way you can find it when you need it and you know exactly what needs to happen with it.

This may not seem like an obvious time saver but trust me, this is the foundation that all the other steps will build on.

Make Booking Meetings Easy: Meeting Apps Introduction

Make Booking Meetings Easy: Meeting Apps Introduction

Organising a meeting with few different people can be a nightmare!

 Specifying a date and time can be tough when everyone's calendar has to be checked and considered. Fortunately, there are a few scheduling apps out there that can help you organize your meeting without spending so much time and energy.

How to get a Fresh Start in the New Year (or any time of year)

How to get a Fresh Start in the New Year (or any time of year)

Aside from new goals etc, January is a great time for having a de-clutter and making space for all that the new year will bring. Of course you can do this anytime of year when you're feeling snowed under too.

How Perfectionism Can Hold you Back

How Perfectionism Can Hold you Back

Today I am being completely honest about perfectionism. It's good that I have this tendency because it helps me spot it in others and help them get past it. But lately it has stopped me publishing anything on the blog or social media because I couldn't figure out how to get it "Just right". 

5 must have iPhone apps for Productivity

5 must have iPhone apps for Productivity

I don't know about you but I LOVE finding out about apps that can make my life easier. I do alot of work on my phone these days. Trying to sneak in little bursts of productivity, between chasing around my toddler and otherwise keeping life moving.

So to share and inspire you, today I'm sharing my 5 favourite apps for getting things done on the go.

How you can use Evernote to improve your Small Business Systems

How you can use Evernote to improve your Small Business Systems

From those who aren't familiar, I often get asked, what does Evernote do? A lot of people have heard of it, or maybe even downloaded it but haven't really put it to use yet. And I know when I first discovered the app (pre-installed on a laptop I bought in 2009!) I thought "hmm this looks interesting and useful but what should I use it for?"

It's one of those tools that is such a blank canvas and so flexible that it can sometimes bring on a case of writers block! 

So let's look at just some of the ways I have seen Evernote used and how I use it myself for my business. 

3 Options to Deal with Newsletters and Declutter your Emails

3 Options to Deal with Newsletters and Declutter your Emails

Most people receive more emails each day than they'd like. And we all know that an overflowing inbox can cause stress and overwhelm. It can make it hard to find the important emails that you need to respond to.  So the first simple thing you can do to reduce some of that email clutter is to get rid of the newsletters and junk mail! Watch the video or read the steps below.

A simple checklist for a new financial year

A simple checklist for a new financial year

If you're dreading getting ready for your accountant, then it's extra reason to check out the tips I have for you today.

The new financial year is a great chance to review your P&L for the year gone and plan how you'll get a jump on the new one. But I also want to remind you to make a fresh start of your filing. So you can cruise through the next 12 months knowing exactly where to put anything tax related. AND you can feel super clever and calm when it comes to tax time next year.

How to Organise your To Do List

How to Organise your To Do List

We all start a new year with the best intentions to be more organised and do great work and help more people, don't we? But then you get back in to the office and everything has piled up .... It can be very overwhelming and you feel like you're falling behind before you even begin. 

So today I'm share my steps for starting the new working year on the right foot!

How to Get Unstuck When Planning your Goals

How to Get Unstuck When Planning your Goals

I've been walking around lately like the shoemaker with crappy, worn out shoes. Not so much with physical clutter (though there are plenty of toys around the house). But my head has been overflowing with ideas and wishes for how I want my biz and life to look in the future. I just haven't been able to put the pieces together or known where to start or how I would find time to do it all!

I've been playing with trying to plan and set goals for weeks and was just overwhelmed. But this morning something changed...