Productivity

How I Revolutionised My Productivity

I have spent years trying to chase the proverbial productivity dragon. Always seeking that level of achievement where my life is organised ahead of schedule, where I am not constantly doing last minute tasks with a cloud of stress hanging over me. One of the triggers for my illness is stress, it is a huge… Continue reading How I Revolutionised My Productivity

Productivity, Study Tips

Study Series: 10 Tips For Getting Started On Academic Tasks

Hey Everyone and welcome to this weeks Study Series. This week I will be sharing with you my top 10 tips for getting started on any academic task. Improve Your Study Environment. You do this by reducing noie, keeping the area tidy and if neccessary move location. (I often take myself out of the house… Continue reading Study Series: 10 Tips For Getting Started On Academic Tasks

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Study Tips Series: Accurate and Clear Information

Hey Everyone and welcome to week 3 of the study series. Previously we have looked at reading for a purpose and identifying and extracting information. Today however we will look at how to Provide Written Information Accurately and Clearly. It is always best to keep your sentence fairly short, around approximately 20 words. The main principles of sentence building… Continue reading Study Tips Series: Accurate and Clear Information

Productivity, Study Tips

Study Tips Series: Identifying and Extracting Information

Hey Everyone and welcome to my study tips series. Last week we discussed Reading For A Purpose and today we will look at Identifying And Extracting The Information You Need. Once you have gathered all of your notes the next step is to go through them and extract and identify all the main points that you need.… Continue reading Study Tips Series: Identifying and Extracting Information

Productivity, Study Tips

Study Tips Series: Reading For A Purpose

Hey Everyone and welcome to my new blog series. This series will focus on studying and offer some tips and tricks for those undergoing educational courses at any level. This series will cover things such as reading tips, note-making, source checking, referencing and everything inbetween. To start with the first post will be tips on… Continue reading Study Tips Series: Reading For A Purpose

Getting Things Done, Planners, Productivity

My Top 10 Productivity Blogs

If you've been following me for a while now you will know I'm really into productivity especially David Allen's Getting Things Done. There are a few blogs which I frequently visit and look to for advice as well as re-reading some of my own posts.  My Top Ten Blogs are  1) Getting Things Done 2) Marketing Your… Continue reading My Top 10 Productivity Blogs

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Planner Productivity: Setting High Standards and Acknowledging Mistakes

Previously we looked at setting realistic targets. This however doesn't mean we should lower our standards of work. Setting ourselves high standards should always be done. It is also just as important as acknowledging any mistakes we make. You may be asking yourself why? Why is it important to set high standards? When really you should… Continue reading Planner Productivity: Setting High Standards and Acknowledging Mistakes

Productivity

Planner Productivity: Setting Realistic Targets

Welcome to another instalment of the Planner productivity series. Last time we discussed the importance of effective working methods which can be read here for those who missed it. Today the focus will be on the importance of setting realistic targets. When undertaking tasks it is always necessary to set realistic and achievable targets. Usually… Continue reading Planner Productivity: Setting Realistic Targets

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Planner Productivity: Effective Working Methods

Moving on from last week's post regarding Complex Task Management I will today be sharing with you my checklist for effective working methods. There are certain things which can be done to ensure that you will have maximum focus on your task ahead. 1) Set out any equipment or materials you may need at the start. 2)… Continue reading Planner Productivity: Effective Working Methods