The Organisation Blog

Why it’s never ‘just admin’

admin

Admin: the boring stuff; the thing continually on the bottom of your to-do list; the thing you’ll do later or ‘when you have time’ or after you’ve focused on your sales calls/marketing/clients/networking or anything else that you believe can grow your business. The implication being that your administration is not an important part of your… Read more »

3 Steps to Surviving the Easter Holidays

While our children look forward to a rest from school and the prospect of chocolate at the end of it those of us that run our own business may feel overwhelmed at the prospect of juggling time with our children AND continuing to work. But with a little pre-planning and organisation you can enjoy your family time and… Read more »

Time for a spring clean!

organisation

Did you know that this Wednesday, the 20th of March, is officially the first day of spring? And while we all look forward to longer days and warmer weather some of us might even be inclined to start clearing out the cupboards and washing those windows as part of the annual spring clean. But while… Read more »

Planning made easy

plan

The most common objection I hear to writing a weekly plan is that it never works because something always gets in the way. It’s always impossible because “life’s just not that simple” or “no two weeks are ever the same”.  The problem is that people see a plan as some kind of timetable written in… Read more »

Is your memory costing you time and money?

memory

We can’t hold everything in our heads. Even if we try. Our brains only remember a certain amount and unfortunately it doesn’t distinguish between important information and trivia either (which is probably why we can remember all of the lyrics to a song we haven’t heard for ages but can’t remember what we did with… Read more »