The Organisation Blog

Turn tasks into time-saving habits


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle Habits are strange things. There are good ones, bad ones, ones we’d like to have and ones we’d definitely like to get rid of! Some people don’t like them; they find them monotonous and imagine they make life… Read more »

Top 5 ways to get organised


Being organised is not as difficult as you may think. If you just tweak a few of your daily or weekly habits you can save yourself valuable time and put yourself back in control. Here are my top 5 ways to get (and stay) organised. Make a weekly plan. Preferably on a Sunday so you… Read more »

How to beat the overwhelm and get organised


Running your own business can be overwhelming. You have to be all things – especially at the start: marketing expert, accountant, social media expert, administrator and more. All jobs that each have their own skill set and knowledge base. And that’s not including what your business actually does! It can seem like there are a… Read more »

5 Ways to Plan Your Week Efficiently

5 Ways to Plan Your Week Efficiently

Write it down. Use a planner that’s divided into days and hours so you can designate tasks to specific times. It’s much easier to allocate time if you can see the whole week in front of you. Include your regular activities as well as your business ones. You’ll get a much clearer picture of the… Read more »

5 Steps to Surviving the Easter Holidays

5 Steps to Surviving the Easter Holidays

For some people it’s 4 days of bank holidays and chocolate but for some of us it’s almost 3 weeks of juggling our business and our families as the school Easter holidays begin. So, here’s the 5 steps you can take to ensure you manage it all and keep yourself sane! Plan, plan, plan! Now… Read more »

3 Tips for Time Management

Always plan your week ahead on a Sunday. And always WRITE IT DOWN! Do not do it in your head. You will feel more in control if you plan and it will add time to your day. Make daily tasks part of your routine. For example, log your expenses and/or mileage just before you check… Read more »