How to manage your time more efficiently

Do you feel like you’re constantly running out of time and there are just not enough hours in the day? It’s no secret that time is a precious commodity in the workplace. Every day, we are juggling multiple tasks and trying to meet deadlines. It can be difficult to stay on top of it all – but with a bit … Read More

How to avoid procrastination

Procrastination can be a really frustrating personality trait that can hold you back in life and business, restricting your true potential. To be able to take action and do something about it, first you must recognise you’re doing it. What is procrastination? Some might say that procrastination is laziness, but this simply isn’t the case. Laziness is when you choose … Read More

What schedules should I prepare for the year-end?

At your business year end it’s important to have clear and concise figures that both you and your accountant can decipher. You need to understand your financial status as does your accountant, so that you can make important business decisions. You need to be able to back up, substantiate, verify or validate all of your figures that you hand over. … Read More

How bookkeepers can manage their workload more efficiently

One thing that stands out about running your own business, is being your own boss and being able to manage your own workload. No one is there to tell you what to do, you can make those decisions yourself! However, this also means that you have no one to guide and support you with your workload especially when it starts … Read More

How to be productive in 2022

After the festive season it’s always difficult to get back into your usual routine. Once you’re in it, it will be like you were never out of it! This time last year we blogged about how to stay motivated whilst suffering from the January Blues. For some inspiration you can read that here. I’m sure that’s still a reality for … Read More

What is the Pomodoro Technique?

If you receive my weekly emails you will have read about the experience I had with the Pomodoro Technique a few weeks ago. Following the responses I received I thought I would share this with a wider audience. If you’re not subscribed to my mailing list then you can subscribe here to receive weekly updates. What is the Pomodoro Technique? … Read More

Don’t ignore the elephant in the room

Do you often ignore the elephant in the room? Pushing complex tasks to the bottom of the pile hoping that they will go away? It’s easy to push tasks like this aside. If you find yourself doing this on a regular basis then it might be worth establishing the reasons behind putting more difficult tasks to one side. Is it … Read More

How do I manage stress at work?

Stress isn’t always a bad thing. Stress in small doses can help you to stay motivated and alert, it can help you to focus on the job in hand in order to meet your goals and face new challenges. But stress can also make you feel overwhelmed with lack of ability to cope, even more so in this pandemic landscape. … Read More