Category Archives: Productivity tips

How to be more organised – practical tools and systems that work

As a Virtual Assistant (or Anti-Chaos Technician as I like to call myself) I’m often asked how I keep myself so well organised whilst simultaneously coordinating events and managing different clients. I usually just smile and say it’s a God-given talent,… Read More

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7 ways to beat procrastination

Procrastination. That annoying little voice that whispers: “don’t worry, you can do it later, it’s not that important… it can wait”. You want to get on with things but somehow you just can’t get your act together. But you want to… Read More

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7 Gmail labs for a more productive inbox

Gmail has a whole section called Labs where you can find apps you can use to tailor your account and make it work better for your needs. Some of them are very handy, some of them are just fun and others are absolutely essential! Continue reading

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Feedly RSS reader review

Feedly RSS Reader looks like a clean, glossy magazine page and is designed so beautifully that it’s simply a pleasure to use. Continue reading

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Boomerang for Gmail review

I collaborate remotely and always advise my clients to import everything into Gmail. This gives them access to loads of productivity apps through Google Labs, the ability to share their calendars and email accounts, as well as access to a… Read More

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Housekeeping tips for small businesses

The end of the year is a great time to do a bit of a small business housekeeping, have a digital tidy up and get your house in order. These housekeeping tasks shouldn’t take long but this is the perfect… Read More

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Work better with the 5S Principles

Take a look around your desk, what does it look like? Is it a minimalists dream or does it look like a bomb’s hit it? If it’s the latter then you may be interested in hearing about the Japanese 5S… Read More

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How to manage newsletters

My last post advised you how to manage your emails better, but you’ll find them much easier to manage if you make sure you’re only having to organise emails that you actually want. How to manage newsletters was last modified:… Read More

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