A schedule is your secret weapon when it comes to making decisions

This is how my work day used to go. I would sit down and think about all the things I had to do. It was a big mix of stuff. Everything from sales, to calling a particular client about a particular issue, phoning the bank, listening to their stupid hold music, researching social media techniques,Continue reading “A schedule is your secret weapon when it comes to making decisions”

People will make fun of you if you use this productivity tool

I have been using this particular productivity tool for years. It works really well for me. I’ve shown it to a few other people as well. One said “Hmmm….” A guy with Asperger’s really liked it. One of my clients loves it. Her husband called it childish. Another of my clients said “Oh my God,Continue reading “People will make fun of you if you use this productivity tool”

What to do when you’re panicking

“When in danger or in doubt Run in circles, scream and shout.” Amusing, but not very helpful. I get anxious a lot and sometimes panic. I expect you do too. If you’re starting to feel your heart beat faster, your fingers go numb and your breathing quicken – and your thoughts starting to spiral outContinue reading “What to do when you’re panicking”

This is why I don’t tell people I have ADHD

I was talking to some school mums in the playground today, and one of them said “I think I’ve got that ADD you know, I keep forgetting things.” She talked a bit more about it, and said she shouldn’t say things like that because it’s offensive to people who really have the condition, to whichContinue reading “This is why I don’t tell people I have ADHD”

5 reasons to carry on running your business while having kids

The phrase “work-life balance” has always really annoyed me. It seems to be this mythical thing that you’re supposed to aim for but no-one really knows quite what it is or how to achieve it. It’s not like you say “How are you?” to a friend and they reply “My work-life balance is really greatContinue reading “5 reasons to carry on running your business while having kids”