Babes’ running club 🏃🏻‍♀️

I never thought an app would have such a positive impact on my productivity. I mentioned the MapMyRun app in the What's on my phone? post, and as promised here's that (no doubt much anticipated) post about it! I downloaded the app only at the end of March, and it didn't take me long to get... Continue Reading →

What’s on my phone?

I've wanted to write this for a while because I find this sort of stuff interesting when other people write about it; but, maybe I'm just nosy! I've got an iPhone 6, which I wouldn't say is a particularly old model, but it's old enough to no longer receive updates (she says without a hint of... Continue Reading →

The benefits of quarterly goals

For the past couple of years, I've been setting quarterly goals. Given that we're nearly a third of the way through the year, I thought now would be a good time to motivate you to pick up your goals again if you've been slipping off track. When making my New Year resolutions, I set them... Continue Reading →

8 ways to build good habits

It's all too tempting to give up on a new habit after just a week or so of starting because the motivation has gone. So, here are some ways to make sure habits stick without having to rely on motivation.

Getting Things Done | Productivity Week

Welcome to the final day of productivity week! I hope these productivity methods have helped you get yourself organised and made it easier for you to work through your to-do list! Getting thing's done was created by David Allen and was made famous by his bestselling book under the same name. I haven't read his... Continue Reading →

The Eisenhower Matrix | Productivity Week

"What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important." –Dwight Eisenhower The Eisenhower Matrix was created by Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States. Eisenhower was a very productive person. One of the reasons for his success in productivity was due to his famous Eisenhower principle, which helps to... Continue Reading →

Personal Kanban Method | Productivity Week

Welcome to day 4 of productivity week! We're over halfway through already! The Personal Kanban method is quite an old method but is nicely laid out in the book Personal Kanban: Mapping Work | Navigating Life by Jim Benson and Tonianne DeMaria Barry, written in 2011. This technique is ideal for those who want to visualise... Continue Reading →

The Pomodoro Technique | Productivity Week

Welcome to day 3 of productivity week! The pomodoro technique was created by Francesco Cirillo in the 1980s. This time-management method is great for people who procrastinate on large, intimidating tasks or get distracted by social media or other tasks. This technique breaks up your tasks by splitting your work into short, manageable bursts. To... Continue Reading →

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