Reduce your Multitasking and Increase your Productivity – Executive Women

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  Multi-tasking is a buzz word in the corporate world to do lots of things at the same time, but it doesn’t seem to make people more productive. Mostly they seem to be exhausted. To counteract this multitasking exhaustion, I have given my tips on how to reduce your multitasking and increase your productivity in Executive Women.  You can read the full article here. Let me know if you implement them and if they help you to become more productive.       © 2013-present Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Read More

Why Multitasking won’t make you Productive

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  Are you checking your Facebook posts, whilst reading this post on your computer? Listening to music, whilst talking to someone? Helping your child with their homework whilst replying to a whatsapp message? Yes? Whilst some of you claim to be amazing at multitasking (I even used to claim it when I was a lawyer), but the truth is (and studies have shown) that multitasking won’t make you productive. When you are multitasking you are not devoting your attention to one task but splitting your attention quickly from one task to another. The overall effect will be that your brain Read More

How to Organise Multiple Email Addresses

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Do you have a lot of email addresses? Do you forget your email passwords? Get frustrated logging into each account separately? I have several email accounts – a personal one, an extra google one (we all seem to need a google one now for apps), and two accounts for my business. Want to know how I keep track of all of them and even remember the passwords for each of them? As organised as I am, I cannot always remember all the password so I use 1Password, which I have discussed before (click here to see my review). To manage the Read More

Kung-Fu the emails out of your Inbox

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Wonder how to clear your email inbox daily and keep it clear? Here are some simple tips to help you. When the email comes ask yourself “do I have to do something?”. If no, delete or file the email into a specific folder. If yes, you can either do one of the following: 1. Do – Follow the 2 minute rule. If you can complete the task or respond in 2 minutes, do it now. 2. Delegate – Forward the email to someone who is better equipped to deal with it. 3. Defer – Add the email to your to-do Read More