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Procrastination: The Enemy of Productivity

  Procrastination can have many manifestations but ultimately it impacts heavily on your productivity.  Some authors suggest that procrastination is putting off important tasks in favor of less important tasks or doing tasks you enjoy rather than tasks that will lead you to your goal. There are many reasons why we procrastinate.  In my personal productivity […]

7 Ways Focus Improves Your Productivity

  I’ve been reflecting on how focus has helped me to improve productivity with respect to blogging.  Over the last 3 months, I have written 80 blog posts for my Small Business Odyssey blog (from 400 to 1000+ words each), while in the previous three months I wrote only one blog post.  This improved productivity […]

Improve Efficiency and Productivity by Reviewing Your ISP Contract

One of the great boosts to our efficiency and productivity of late has been the new business contract we have established with our ISP (Internet Service Provider). Over the past 12 months, the competition between ISP’s in Australia and overseas has intensified.  One result of this is that ISP’s are now starting to bundle up services […]

Sometimes You Have to Stop to Move Forward: A Montville Break

  Over the weekend, I spent two days in a cabin in Montville, a mountain village on the Blackall Range in Queensland, Australia.   It was great to take in the mountain air and the glorious vistas and to stroll through Montville village, an arts and craft centre that I featured in one of my Squidoo […]

The Challenge of Daily Blogging and the Need for Improved Personal Productivity

There are many things that work against you when you attempt to achieve daily blogging.  However, the effort to maintain a daily blogging schedule is well worth it.  I noticed that since I have missed a few days of publishing Small Business Odyssey, the Alexa ranking has changed from 860,000 to 1,100,000 – in other […]