productivity

Mar 4, 2011

Increase Productivity by Batching Tasks

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Batching tasks is taking a group of tasks and ‘doing’ them in the same block of time. For example, making all your telephone calls for the day in one group, checking your emails in one group, or when you are going to the shops doing more than just the grocery shopping. Batching and Shopping By batching your shopping you are saving time, saving petrol and helping the environment. The following are some elements to consider before you go to the shops for a detailed example of batching tasks. We know we are going to the shops for the groceries but often there are many errands that we can do whilst we are out such as purchasing petrol, going to the post office, dropping off clothing at a charity bin and so on. So...
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Oct 28, 2010

I am responsible

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To release my potential from past restrictive programming of my subconscious, it is extremely important that I give myself the right to be me and to function as I choose. It is not possible to have sound self-esteem if I am not true to myself or give up responsibility and accountability for my own life as I seek to achieve fulfilment of my needs and goals. I want to allow myself the freedom to choose without building a prison for myself with “have to’s”, “can not’s” and “they won’t let me’s.” I recognise I am functioning from my own free choice and I can either: recognise myself as important, valuable and interesting as a person, or see myself as an absolute incompetent, who is unworthy and unneeded. I can choose to be kind, loving, helpful, loyal and compassionate, or to...
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Sep 9, 2010

New Habits to Your Responses

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To make changes to ensure we have the ‘The Power To Choose’ in our own life we have to develop some new habits. I recommend the following two new habits to start. Stimulus and Response Understand that you are choosing your reaction to the stimulus presented to you. You have the power to choose. Pause to ensure you are making the right choice for you, your values and goals. Are you going to yell at the driver that cut you off in the traffic or how are you going to react? What about that extra bit of work your boss gives you with a tight deadline? Will you spend the next few hours working yourself up because you are annoyed or will you just focus and get it done? Evaluation Every choice we make has...
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Aug 25, 2010

The Power to Choose – Time to Reflect

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We have discussed the power to choose and now it is time to reflect and think about the choices you should be making, lets start by answering the following questions: Imagine you are near the end of your life – look back – what do you regret not doing? What would you like to change in your life? What makes you happy? Really think about this question, it is important. What does make your happy? Make a list of the 100 things you would like to do? From the list of what makes you happy you can you begin to see what some of your choices and goals may be? Take the time to ponder what lies ahead in your life journey. About Us LifeStyle Refocus is a Melbourne based personal assistant, corporate concierge and lifestyle management...
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