How do we get time to ourselves these days? How can we create moments of silence in such a busy world? … More Creating silence in a busy world
Now that we’ve made it through yet another pandemic-filled year, it’s time for a final reflection. Did I meet my goals this year? And what am I aiming for this year? Are there any lessons that I’ve picked up along the way? … More Success & Failure | Did I meet my 2021 goals?
Here are 18 essential keyboard shortcuts that have made me into a productivity mastermind. Some of these shortcuts may look slightly different if you’re using a zany keyboard, so adapt where necessary. … More 18 Keyboard shortcuts that will make you a productivity machine
Here’s a breakdown of how and why I work with so much digital media, and when you’d be best off switching to a different device. … More The best way to work | Desktop vs laptop vs tablet vs mobile
It is so easy – too easy – with the busyness of the working world winding by, to forget to make meaningful contributions to what you enjoy.
To tackle this, I’ve come up with a few rules and routines to make any habit achievable, even in a profession as busy and full-on as teaching. … More How I make time for writing as a teacher
Today’s book club is about the most essential guide to game-changing productivity that I have ever seen.
This is Atomic Habits, by James Clear. … More The productivity game-changer | Book Club
A SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, lists your Actions, detailed Results, and is Time-dependent. Giving SMART answers at interviews meant that I rarely got rejected while hunting for graduate jobs (that happened at the other stages), but why would we want to apply this thinking to our goals?
Because SMART thinking is the ultimate productivity hack. … More The ULTIMATE productivity hack | Making SMART goals
2020 taught me a lot of life lessons to take away and into the new year. Here are the final ten that I wanted to share (you can find the first ten on my blog too!). … More 20 things I learned in 2020 – Part II | Deep Dive
You’re about to read the three key steps that I take in building a better Bullet Journal. It’s a minimalist approach that will free you up to focus on what you desperately need time for every day. … More Bullet journaling to success | Method to my madness
Motivation is a wonderful tool for getting started, but it never helps us to finish our projects. In reality, we need to internalise our motivation. Here’s why (and how). … More Motivation is a myth (I promise)