Be Productive End 2019 on a High

Who can believe we are in the 2nd last month of 2019?  If you want to end 2019 on a productive high it’s time to focus on what you can achieve. What are the key things you planned to do this year? Why have you not started them? Which should you prioritise for the next […]

5 Ways to Stop Procrastination

There are lots of things that prevent us being productive in today’s workplace. Some of the things we can control and some we can’t. It is important to focus on the things you can change. Procrastination affects most people at various times. And this is something we can change. Here are 5 Ways to Stop Procrastination. […]

Be Productive in an Open Plan Office

Most organisations have moved away from individual offices to create open plan working spaces. These spaces minimise boundaries between people and promote collaboration and teamwork. Teams can stay in touch easily and deal with issues informally as they arise. This helps to people be productive in an open plan office and can increase work throughput. But […]

September is a Time to Reset Your Goals

September is a great time to reset your goals. Consider the goals you set at the start of the year. There may be some goals you haven’t started yet. Or maybe some new goals that emerged as the year progressed. Now is the time to re-evaluate your priorities so you can focus on the most […]

The Sunshine Can Help You Be Productive

We are experiencing some fantastic weather this week in Ireland.  This is a photo I took earlier at my local beach. The weather forecasters promise it’s going to last for a few days but in Ireland we are always a bit reluctant to believe them. For those of you reading from overseas, I must explain […]

Balance Work & Parenting This Summer

The days are getting longer, and the schools will soon be closing for the summer holidays. Your kids are getting excited about the long, lazy days ahead. But you find yourself getting increasingly anxious. How will you keep your kids busy? How will you balance work and parenting this summer? Where will you find extra […]

Manage Time Working From Home

Lots of people are working from home these days. As employers offer more flexibility some employees stay home to avoid their daily commute. Many self-employed people work at home to keep their business costs down. Without the distractions of the regular office environment people have a chance to think and get things done if they […]

Boost Your Productivity & Time Management with a 2 Minute Video

Boost Your Productivity and Time Management in 2 Minutes with the recently launched – Be Productive YouTube channel Helping you boost your Productivity and Time Management anytime. We will be using this channel for posting a series of bite-sized Productivity Boost videos. First two videos are now live:  Tips on Goal Setting & Tips on Managing […]

Be Productive in Meetings with the Meeting Cost Calculator

Do you spend too much time in meetings? Do you feel they are not productive? Would you like to make some changes so you can manage time better and improve the meeting culture within your company? Be Productive in Meetings with this Meeting Cost Calculator from the Harvard Business Review. Calculate how much your meetings cost. Calculate how much […]

New Year Productivity Tips Seminar

Our first public Productivity Tips seminar for 2019 took place on Jan 23rd in the Dublin Chamber Offices on Dublin City Centre. A lively and super productive group of over 30 people gathered at 7:30am to network over a healthy breakfast. Boxes of delicious fruit were kindly supplied by Paul Hughes from @nudiefoods who attended […]