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Beating Procrastination with five easy productivity techniques

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Beating procrastination, especially in this heat, is a real challenge for many of us. Kathy Soulsby from Personally Virtual shares her top five tips for productivity techniques you can fit into your day. Most PAs I know thrive on being busy. We love the fast pace of ever-changing diaries and get a kick from the […]

4 TikTok productivity hacks that are perfect for the office

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A viral video by @rajpatelofficial7 explaining the Four Quarters method has over 2.4 million views on TikTok. The method sounds simple — you simply divide your day into four equal parts that are four hours long each, comprising early morning, late morning, afternoon, and evening. By setting these rigid boundaries, you get two main benefits. […]

Indecisive at work or not so sure? You’re not alone…

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A poll of 2,000 adults found they spend an estimated three hours a day deciding what to have to eat, what time to go to bed and what to wear and watch. But the average adult admits to changing their mind twice per decision, with more than one in 10 (11 per cent) doing so […]

HOW TO: Set up your office based on your Myers-Brigg personality type

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Do you feel optimum productivity under the sound of silence, whilst a co-worker thrives with the pulsating beats of the office playlist? Maybe the vibrant #positivevibes prints on your colleague’s home office throw you off on Teams calls? There could be a reason for this – and it likely comes down to your personality type. […]

REVEALED: New formula for getting out the ‘right’ side of bed

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Boffins have come up with up with a formula to help get you out the right side of the bed in the morning (albeit endorsed by a leading cereal brand, other products are available!). It takes into account the factors that contribute to a good start in the morning, including the number of hours spent […]

Is flexible working the answer to workplace stress? 

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Matt Ephgrave, MD at Just Eat for Business, discussed the results of his company’s recent survey about stress at work. Work-related stress has skyrocketed in recent years and data suggest that a huge 17.9 million working days were lost to stress, anxiety or depression in 2019/20. This not only highlights workplace stress’ sheer scale, but […]

BACK TO THE OFFICE: Why we’re struggling to concentrate – and tips to improve focus

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During the pandemic working from home presented its own challenges when it came to distractions and troubles with maintaining concentration. Now, as Covid-19 restrictions have lifted, many businesses have returned to the hustle and bustle of in-office life. Though many of us have enjoyed being reunited with our colleagues and favourite commuter coffee shops, transitioning […]

Four budget ways to revamp your office space this spring

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Wouldn’t you rather work in an office space that motivates you and sparks your imagination? As we enter spring, there’s no better time to give your office space an update, and two interior designers have given their top tips on how. After all, 97% of workers believe their workplace symbolises how valued they are as […]

1 in 5 office workers hate submitting expenses – new survey

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Over a quarter (28%) of office workers wish that they didn’t have to submit expenses to recoup costs while at work, new poll data has revealed. The Inconvenient Expenses poll, conducted by Just Eat for Business on LinkedIn, reveals workers attitudes towards handling admin for expenditures like lunch, as well as finding out the average time it […]

How to keep up with new tech – and the importance of upskilling

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Rosemary Parr, Founder of the Global PA Association & Training Academy, discusses the growing importance of Office Assistants as we emerge from the pandemic with new ways of working and an increased focus on technology… We are now starting to adjust to life post-Covid and as such we are in the midst of a transformation […]