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 […]

Do You Have Busy Disease?

Busy, busy, busy. Everyone is busy.  What do you say when someone asks you how you are?  Often our answer is “Busy”! Years ago we used to say how we were, how we were feeling, what we were doing. Now we just say “busy”. A lot of people have “busy disease”. Do you? Even if we […]

5 Tips for a Productive 2019

It is hard to be productive in today’s fast-paced world. Instant communication leads to new requests every day, even every hour. Everything seems so urgent. It’s hard not to respond. But we often finish our working day feeling frustrated and even stressed. Despite working hard we can feel like we got nothing done. Does this sound […]

3 Tips to Be Productive After Christmas

The week before a Christmas is the busiest week of the year. Not only are we preparing for time away from the office, it’s also year end.  And on top of that we have  all the Christmas celebrations and preparations. In contrast the first days back in January can be our least productive. We often feel tired and […]

End 2018 on a Productive High

Who can believe we are in the 2nd last month of 2018?  If you want to end 2018 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? What have you not started? What is the most important thing to prioritise […]