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Mar 11, 2013

Establishing and managing a business can be challenging, especially when there is so much to do! However, with careful strategic planning, you can accomplish far more than you ever thought possible. Here are some ways you can improve your planning strategy, increase productivity and drive sales.

Plan for all outcomes

Don’t embark on a new financial year without comprehensively assessing the market. You ought to consider any fluctuations and changes on the previous year, including economic influences. Additionally, try to identify new pockets of customers with whom you have yet to...

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Mar 11, 2013

During February and March, we discussed the issues surrounding the importance and benefits of de-cluttering your physical environment. De-cluttering and spring-cleaning your life can hugely impact your positive wellbeing and quality of life. Of course, de-cluttering your surroundings provides peace of mind and enables you to focus on other, often more beneficial elements of life. It is as important to de-clutter your emotional wellbeing and general outlook so you can embrace a new season with optimism, enthusiasm and gusto! This is your time to welcome a new you!

Say No To Negativity
Even...

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Feb 25, 2013

De-cluttering always sounds such an enormous task. In many ways it is but the biggest task is the decision to go ahead with it. Once you’ve decided to de-clutter, you’ve probably managed to step aside of the emotions relating to your clutter. So, to avoid feelings of being overwhelmed, here are some tips to help you create a clutter-free home the easy way.

Give yourself half an hour each day to de-clutter. Of course you will only manage short tasks but these quick bursts will keep you motivated to complete all your de-cluttering. Pick a drawer or cupboard to organise and reward...

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Feb 25, 2013

Many employers are aware of the importance of good ergonomics and creating office environments that ensure the physical wellbeing of their employees. Providing staff with a working environment that is comfortable, safe and motivating often leads to improved and consistent productivity. As a mumpreneur working from home, you too should be mindful about looking after your own wellbeing and ensuring your office is set up in a comfortable way.

When choosing your office furniture, it is important to be ergonomically aware. Set your workspace so you are free from aches and pains caused by...

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Feb 11, 2013

De-cluttering your home and improving your physical space is intrinsically linked to your psychological wellbeing. Although clearing your space of needless clutter frees up those stresses and strains in your mind, the process can be downright emotional!

Clutter not only takes up space in your home but also in your mind. It can create a build up of stress, anxiety and worry, leaving you feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. When you spend time clearing out unwanted and unused things, and organising your belongings appropriately, you will feel able to focus, concentrate and get on with life....

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Feb 11, 2013

If you’re embarking on a home-run business, you’re probably wondering how you can create an ideal space without commandeering an already well-used area of the house. You may have already set up your business but now find the dining table is an inconvenient place from which to grow your business. You now need to decide how you can best utilise the space you have to create an area solely for your business. Remember, it is all for the greater good of you and your family, as allocating a room or area for your business will bring great rewards.

Claim your space

If you have a spare...

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Feb 06, 2013

Are you ready to get ahead this year and make way for Spring? Would you prefer to enjoy the warmer months and great outdoors once Spring arrives, rather than spending time scrubbing and cleaning at home? Why not get a head start by de-cluttering your home while the weather is still dull, so you can fully embrace the start of the new season?

Getting to grips with your home environment can provide an enormous sense of wellbeing. By de-cluttering your home, you will be releasing the pressure in your mind, as you will feel more in control about your surroundings. Clutter not only takes up room...

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Feb 04, 2013

Are you ready to get ahead this year and make way for Spring? Would you prefer to enjoy the warmer months and great outdoors once Spring arrives, rather than spending time scrubbing and cleaning at home? Why not get a head start by de-cluttering your home while the weather is still dull, so you can fully embrace the start of the new season?

Getting to grips with your home environment can provide an enormous sense of wellbeing. By de-cluttering your home, you will be releasing the pressure in your mind, as you will feel more in control about your surroundings. Clutter not only takes up room...

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Jan 24, 2013

Life as a mumpreneur is pretty full on. Many other mums can be envious of your flexibility but they probably don’t realise that you’re trying to cram a full day’s work between washing cycles and school runs! Juggling home and work life is tricky so maybe now is the time to make life a little easier.

A Whiteboard Schedule

Put up a whiteboard that shows the month ahead. Add everything to it you know is happening e.g. meetings, deadlines, birthdays, nights out (you might get one!) etc. Now, add in all your business tasks. The great thing is, if a task has to move because of...

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Jan 21, 2013

Do you feel like life is a constant treadmill? You always seem to be doing things but nothing seems to get done! Isn’t it about time you stop worrying about the small things and start to enjoy life? If you worry about finding a way to do this, these fun tips might just help to focus your mind. You could use them as your quick-reference mantra that will empower you to live your life your way.

Start every day by making the beds and opening the curtains wide. You will feel in control of your surroundings and the light shining in will uplift and energise you for the day ahead! (If it is...

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