How to Stop Faffing About

I am obliged to my client this morning who reminded me how easy it is when you work alone at home to keep busy doing multitudes of chores and busy work which just keep on coming back to be done over and over and which make no real difference to improving our lot. I was sitting here and thinking about this while doing precisely that, no easy topic had come to mind for today’s blog post so I was making some lunch, reaching out on Skype to a pal for a chat, answering the door to the postman, doing some […]

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How to Prioritise When You Work for Yourself

How do you prioritise what’s important on your To Do list, if you have lots of calls on your time today and every day? I don’t think there’s one “right” answer to this. Personally I prioritise based on what’s important to me. And I try to keep life really, really simple. I’ve long since stopped trying to keep abreast of all the information in the world and learn every new thing which comes my way.  I know I know enough. I’m a big fan of the Scan/Delete strategy with everything electronic and incoming. Firstly I scan it to see if […]

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What’s Really Important?

What’s really important? Only you can say. It’s unique to you. And to me. Following on from yesterday’s post, I am bringing myself back up to speed slowly in this, my new “term”. And allowing myself and my clients plenty of time to think about what’s really important. Today it is one of those beautiful sunny clear September days which makes even me, the most loath of all to take exercise, want to get out in the garden or go for a walk. The garden looks lovely and there’s talk amongst my clients of what’s really important to them – […]

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