A free tool for planning your week

Also known as Getting. Shit. Done!

This is a weekly planner I’ve been using, from Scott Dinsmore’s site. (For those of you who don’t know Scott, he has an TED talk called How to find and do work you love, which is worth checking out if you’re having doubts about your current career path.)

Weekly Planner Toolweekly planner front cover

(It’s about half way down the page.)Read More »


10 steps to get more time in your week

watchThis post may seem a little drastic.

But I think it has to be. Somewhere along the way, we all went a bit mad! There’s never enough time… we’re too busy to think or feel… we eat while we’re doing something else… we rush around from place to place…


It’s exhausting, and we’re tired.

But we wear it like a badge of honour. The less time you have, the more successful you must be, right? Right…?!

For me, the less time I have, the more stressed I feel – and the more snappy, irritated, on the edge, and not myself I feel. Any of that sound familiar?Read More »

How to get your to-do list done

tea and biscuits

A guide for procrastinators, and for those yucky jobs

I am a terrible procrastinator. Or sorry, I should say I am a really GOOD procrastinator. “There’s always tomorrow!” is my lazy and misguided motto 🙂

In my previous jobs, there hasn’t really been much room for procrastinating – working on events means you’re normally working with up to fifty different people on various projects that could be happening tomorrow, next week, next month AND next year. It’s generally fast-paced, there’s lots going on, and you don’t have time to put things off (or they come back and bite you on the bum).Read More »