A study from Scottish Widows has revealed that Brits waste a staggering 25 billion hours each year - that's around 80 minutes each, per day - on things like browsing social media, taking selfies and watching funny animal videos online.
I knew motherhood would be about choices. I just didn't expect it to be about THESE choices. In my head, the decisions I would make each day once my little ones arrived would be ones like whether we would go to the park or soft play? (Park if possible - you don't have to supervise other people's little darlings as well as your own there!) whether my daughter should wear pink (nope) and my son blue (yes, he rocks it!)
Maintaining focus and productivity can be a challenge in today's fast paced world when meetings, phone calls and emails dominate much of your working day. To help you improve productivity, I wanted to share my top tips on how to manage your time more effectively at work.
It has become even more apparent to me that my time is my money, and that our sense of identity is tightly linked to our concept of money and the value we place on our time and ourselves. If I spend so much time and energy making money, surely I should spend a significant amount of time managing my money?
Every day we feel like we don't have enough time to do the things we want. Things get in our way, and our plans often have
Ah, productivity. It's both the watch-word and the nemesis of every business person. Finding ways to make the most of every day can be a productivity drain in and of itself, so to save you the time, we've pulled together some of the top tips from the PeoplePerHour office.
In recent months I have begun to notice in precise detail to what extent the Internet and information technology has helped
I crave to be on a football field once again. Since finishing college and entering the big wide world of work over 12 years
Yet we are teaching our children to be busy. Busy-ness is good! It shows that we are moving forward (to a faster end?). It means that we will be first in the (meaningless) rat race. It means that we will win (a bag of sand which is your bones at death).
In post-crash Britain, we need to justify our existence by cramming every moment with activity. It's almost a competitive sport. To be busy has become about being needed - about being important. I met several people over Christmas who were so busy that they didn't take all their holidays this year.