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Do you have some big dreams you want to achieve? Maybe one day you'd really like to cut down on the hours you put into your business so you have time to take up that new hobby you've always wanted to do. Maybe one day you'd like...

In part one we looked at one of the reasons your productivity can lapse when you become self employed. It's often the very reason you set up your own business; to escape the 'boss' and create a more flexible approach to working. But, this new flexible way of working...

In part one we looked at batching and how grouping similiar type tasks together makes you more productive. (If you missed it you can read it here) Being productive is very much about being in the 'flow'. Here's a definition of flow from Wikipedia: Flow is the...

(This is part 1 in a 3 part series on your productivity secret weapons) One of the reasons you may have started your business was 'freedom'. Freedom from the daily commute, the over controlling boss, the restraints of working in an office where you're constantly chasing deadlines. It's...

Do you sometimes find yourself getting a little, err, 'distracted' by what your competitors are doing? Do they all seem to be doing so much better than you? More exciting products? More customers? Making more money? Living a better life? What are you doing wrong and what...

Are you fearful that your business will not survive the current economic climate? It's big news right now with lots of big names closing down, how can a really small business survive? At the time of writing this, we've had 3 big retailers close down in the...