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Productivity Maven

Top Productivity Tip to Slay Everyday

Each day presents so many chances to refine your approach to maximise productivity. Moving a regular meeting out of your most productive time of day. Being more discerning about what extra work you volunteer for so you can remain focused on your most valuable projects. Managing interruptions by working in a different part of the […]

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Productivity Maven

6 Simple Tips for Planning Your Work Day

I believe in keeping things simple. As soon as I overthink things or it gets too complicated, life has a habit of going a little haywire. The antidote is always to go back to basics. Productivity is no different. When things feel out of control or overwhelmed, reviewing key principles and core habits is the […]

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Productivity Maven

Self-Inflicted Stressors and How to Combat Them

Is it just me or is the end of 2018 feeling particularly stressful? Instead of winding down, reflecting and spending time with our most important people, if anything it’s ramping up. There’s definitely a lot to juggle with finishing our last work responsibilities, attending Christmas parties, finding the perfect gift and deciding how to ring […]

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Life Maven

A Guide to Simple End of Year Reviews

There is a lot of content out there at the moment about doing an end of year review. How to do one. When to do it. What questions to ask. Stand on your head and get a PhD in self-reflection first. It’s a lot of noise and it’s a lot of pressure to do something […]

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Productivity Maven

Four Motivation Blocks and How to Transform Them

Motivation is a funny thing. Elusive. Want it too badly and it tends to disappear. ‘I need to be super motivated today.’ Poof. Gone. It’s fickle. And then frustrating. What if I said motivation isn’t real? It’s a construct. An illusion. A story we feed ourselves and collectively agree on. Yoda was right, there is […]

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Life Maven

How to Proactively Protect Your Energy

Our energy is everything. It influences how we spend our days. How much we get done. What we get done. How we feel about what we get done. Clearly, it’s critical. But no one really walks us through how to look after it. How to be energised. How to feel good. And how to stay […]

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Life Maven

7 Ways to Manage Your Media Consumption

The latest Netflix show. The pile of unread books by your bed. The mass of emails in your inbox. The unopened and unused apps on your phone. Feeling overwhelmed yet? Online articles, social media posts, podcasts. The list goes on. Information coming at us from every angle. And the pile keeps growing. No wonder we’re […]

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Productivity Maven

How to Overcome Procrastination Once and for All

Ah, procrastination. The bane of many of our existences. Once upon a time, I thought I would grow out of it. Proper adults don’t procrastinate. How wrong I was. True, sometimes it doesn’t look like procrastination because we’re busy. But we’re still avoiding the most important item on our to-do list. And to me that […]

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Life Maven

Consistency: Unlock A More Successful Life Every Day

Ever run hot and cold on projects? Spend 10 hours on something only to not touch it again for months? Then wonder why you never seem to make any real progress? I’ve been there. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve witnessed the starting and stopping in action. The answer is a […]

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Confidence Maven

How to Boost Your Confidence to Move Overseas

Any big life change brings with it a level of anxiety and fear. Deciding to move overseas is no different. Leaving everything familiar. Leaving behind your support network. Embracing so many unknowns. It’s only natural that such a big change brings with it buckets of uncertainty. Taking all of that on requires some confidence. The […]