Tag Archives: Take Control

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 […]

Job Stress Levels doubled in last Five Years

Job Stress Levels doubled in Ireland in last Five Years A new ESRI study, funded by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), finds that job stress doubled among employees in Ireland from 8 per cent in 2010 to 17 per cent in 2015.  The report is based on the European Working Conditions Survey which was  carried […]

Attention Management is the new Time Management

Attention Management is the New Time Management Most people I know in business have very good Time Management skills. They set out their goals, they prioritise their work and they make a daily task list to get things done. In days gone by that was enough.  Forward planning meant that work could be scheduled into […]

Be Productive Use Email Rules in Microsoft Outlook

Automatic Email Rules help you reduce manual filing and decision-making about what to do with your regular emails. Rules can be used to automatically File, Respond, Delete or Forward messages. The rules are always turned on and run automatically.  So it is important to set the rule up, test it out and then trust it […]

Be Productive – Time to Reset & Refocus

September is a Time to Reset and Refocus It’s back to school season and we’re all trying to settle down after the summer distractions. For the kids it’s a time of new beginnings: new teachers, new schoolbooks and most importantly new pencils! Everyone gets a chance to reset and refocus. But for adults a feeling […]