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How I Wrote a Book in 6 Months

By Ciara on August 26, 2015 - 0 comment - In Productivity
Last week I finished writing Productivity for Dummies; Yay! Six and a half months of writing to produce almost 90K words. I went out to celebrate with my husband and while enjoying the fact that I didn’t have to get up early the next morning to write, I thanked him. I thanked him for putting [...]

WorldPenScan X and other attempts at Going Paperless

By Ciara on August 18, 2015 - 0 comment - In Evernote, Productivity, Technology
Going Paperless has been a goal of mine for quite some time, the lure of freedom from baggage and clutter spurs me on. On this quest for simplicity, order and a solution to help me go paperless, I've tried a mouse scanner, a pen scanner and doing nothing at all. Here are some of my recent attempts..

7 Productive Meetings Habits to Avoid Time Wasting

By Ciara on July 20, 2015 - 0 comment - In Habits, Productivity, Team Productivity
Does your organisation suffer from time wasting meetings? You are not alone, thousands of hours are squandered yearly in ineffective meetings. Learn some productive meeting habits and say goodbye to time wasting meetings.

3 Crucial Lessons for Staying in Control When Time Is Scarce

By Ciara on July 6, 2015 - 0 comment - In Habits, Productivity
When life gets busy you may feel like you don't have enough time to fit it all in. Here are the things that have helped me to be able to study, write book number two, work and raise a family all with a smile on my face (even if it is sometimes false!)

4 Strategies to Help You Become a More Productive Student

By Ciara on April 7, 2015 - 0 comment - In Habits, Productivity
The life of a student can be a busy one, it can be difficult to fit it all in and have a life. Matt Murrell from All Day Productivity shares his tips on staying organised and productive.

Understanding Priorities with the Eisenhower Matrix

By Ciara on March 23, 2015 - 1 comment - In Productivity, Time Management
Understanding priorities can be a challenge for some people, if you struggle with figuring out what you need to do now and next, take a look at the Eisenhower Matrix and focus on the right thing at the right time

Create the Habit of Healthy Eating and Increase your Energy

By Ciara on February 4, 2015 - 2 comments - In Habits, Productivity
We know we need to eat more vegetables and less sugar, but we’re really too busy getting things done. Many of us are rushing through a packed schedule every day—working to a deadline, meetings, dropping off the kids, getting to the gym, picking up the kids and there’s just not enough time to cook and eat healthy, Jessica O'Toole of Gzel.global explains how we eat what we are...

The Tools that Keep me Productive

By Ciara on January 30, 2015 - 0 comment - In Evernote, Productivity, Technology
Here are a couple of the tools that have kept me productive in 2014, Todoist, WorldCard Reader and Haiku Deck amoung others help me to get more done, focus on the right thing at the right time and feel more in control.

Could you Benefit from an Extra 5-10 hours a week?

By Ciara on January 12, 2015 - 0 comment - In Evernote, Productivity, Task Management, Workflow
Would you like more time to reach your goals and do all the things you would like to do? Getting organised can give you that time.
Setting up systems, eliminating distractions, managing your email and your workflow will help you to find that time to do all the things you want to do with your life.

Using The Science of Breaks for a Productive New Year

By Ciara on January 5, 2015 - 5 comments - In Habits, Productivity
With the New Year in hand, most of us have ambitious plans and a huge laundry list of things we want to get done. It might consist of writing, getting more organized at work, or whatever you envision yourself becoming this year. But like many of us, as the year goes on those old habits somehow creep back into our lives.
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headphones&grooveotter Last week I finished writing Productivity for Dummies; Yay! Six and a half months of writing to produce almost 90K words. I went out to celebrate with my husband and while enjoying the fact that I didn’t have to get up early the next morning to write, I thanked him. I thanked him for putting [...]
penscannersm Going Paperless has been a goal of mine for quite some time, the lure of freedom from baggage and clutter spurs me on. On this quest for simplicity, order and a solution to help me go paperless, I've tried a mouse scanner, a pen scanner and doing nothing at all. Here are some of my recent attempts..
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