Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • Is Working from Home Really the Right Choice for You?

    For some of us, working from home is a necessity born out of circumstance. Stay-at-home mums and single dads often have no say in the matter. For the rest of us, it's a conscious decision; we clear out the spare room and turn it into an office, or we re-arrange the living room to make space for a desk, a filing cabinet and a computer with a high speed Internet connection. And away we go. “Look out world, here I come!”

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  • Taking a Look at The Growing Popularity of The Mum Blog

    Like lots of stuff we see on the Internet, Mummy Blogging began in the US of A, and currently there are over 6000 American mothers airing their views and opinions online. But our British Mums are catching up fast—one year ago there were about 100 UK Mums with their own blogs—today there are over 1000! So if you're a mother looking to make new friends, seeking advice or just want to sound off about your parenting experiences—then starting a Mum Blog could be just the platform you need. Continue reading

  • 10 Signs You're Totally Stressed Out

    If you’re not sleeping well, have lost your appetite and haven't been to the gym for a while then you could be suffering from the first signs of stress. Left unchecked, these initial symptoms will only get worse and you could end up neglecting family and friends, become overly focussed on your job and even lose interest in out-of-work interests and long held hobbies.

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  • How to Prevent and Manage Rumours in a Busy Office Environment

    Rumors. If you haven't been a victim of one, you may have participated in one.

    The whispers when a colleague is fired. The looks of understanding when two co-workers routinely "stay late to catch up on paperwork" on the same evening. The emails back and forth guessing at which department will suffer the largest budget cuts. Continue reading

  • 5 Office Organizing Tips Anyone Can Follow

    It can be very difficult to work in an office space that is unorganised and always cluttered. Having your files and paperwork scattered on your desktop can cause you to feel overwhelmed. This can make it hard to stay focused on your daily tasks and cause your overall productivity to go down. Here are a few simple steps that anyone can follow to help you stay organized while at the office. By following these tips you will be able to keep your work area in excellent condition and concentrate on the task at hand. Continue reading

  • 9 Tips To Raise Productivity In Your Home Office

    Anyone who works from a home office will know about all the distractions and temptations that make it difficult to keep giving our best performance day in and day out. But studies have shown that working from your own home can actually raise productivity. Here are 9 tips to help us achieve our productivity goals on a daily basis:

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  • 4 Strategies for Email Subject Lines

    A recent article on the Leadership website examined what makes us open emails, why we sometimes simply delete them and how to write subject lines that get our emails read:

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  • 5 Tips to Survive Office Life

    Remember the good old days? It used to be that all we had to do to get along in an office environment was to be nice, work hard and hope the boss noticed. Unfortunately, recent findings show that the times have changed. If you'd like to stand a chance of surviving modern office life, and perhaps get a lift up the career ladder, here's a few tips you might want to add to your strategy Continue reading

  • What You Need To Know About Computer Vision Syndrome

    New studies show that over 70% of the UK's office workers suffer from CVS. And if you work at a computer on a daily basis, then you are likely to be one of them. But it's not just adults who are afflicted. With the enormous rise in the popularity of game consoles and smart phones, our children are also becoming affected. And in the young, prolonged sessions at the computer screen not only puts a huge strain on the eyes, it can also have an adverse affect on optical development. Here are some things you should know about Computer Vision Syndrome. Continue reading

  • How The Right Morning Routine Can Improve Office Productivity

    How we start our day can have a marked affect on how we perform in the office. And while it's sometimes tempting to grab a quick shower, skip breakfast and dash off to work, a regular morning routine can make a huge difference to our productivity. Here are a few tips to help you plan your mornings and stay productive during the hours ahead. Continue reading

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