26 November 2018

How to cope with interruptions in a home office

PRACTICAL TIME HELP EVERY WEEK ON FACEBOOK LIVE 

    Every Monday (Sunday if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere) I do a short Facebook Live session, sharing one or two quick tips on just one topic.

After some trialling of time slots and length of video I’ve settled on making it very short and snappy – five to seven minutes max. As to time of day, most people watch after the event so I’m varying the time to suit whatever else is happening that day. I announce it about 30 – 45 minutes before I go live, so if you want to be informed, just follow me at my business page  www.facebook.com/timequeen/

Yesterday’s tip is about managing interruptions when you work from a home-based office. It was triggered by a question asked by one of the nearly 70 participants last Monday night when I had the privilege of speaking to the Whangarei Businesswomen’s Network. (If you live in that region, check their Facebook page www.facebook.com/WhgBizWomensNetwork  – founder Barbara Jaques runs a great event.)

You can find today’s clip at www.facebook.com/timequeen/videos/287226481917655.  I’d love to know if you’ve got some other good techniques – I might be able to share them on a future post. Just send a quick email to robyn@gettingagrip.com or post on my blog at https://www.gettingagrip.com/blog.

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Update:

www.robynpearce.com

Improve those tedious meetings

I’m steadily getting all my time management books into Kindle, Amazon and soon also on other ebook platforms such as Kobo. Today I sent the editing changes back to my formatters in Tasmania for the 3rd edition of About Time – 120 time-saving tips for those with no time.  I’ll let you know when it’s available to purchase.

They’ve also got Getting A Grip On Leadership, which I wrote back in about 2002 with LaVonn Steiner. As I checked it for update needs I was reminded of why we’ve received such outstanding feedback.

At the moment we still have physical copies of most of my books in stock – you can get them at  https://www.gettingagrip.com/products/books/ but some titles are getting quite low. Once we run out of product they will only be available online.

In the meantime, you might like to keep an eye on our new and very simple website www.robynpearce.com. It is dedicated just to my work as an author. If you’re an ebook reader you’ll find three books already there for you in Kindle, plus all other options.

In ebook form:

  • FREEGetting A Grip On Business Meetings. Say goodbye to boring and badly-run business meetings.
  • The completely revised 2nd edition of Getting a Grip on Time Management. I won’t be printing physical copies of this significantly different book (my latest thinking on all things related to time) but you can order a print copy from Amazon if you like to hold a book in your hands.
  • Getting a Grip on Parenting Time – 86 commonsense lessons from the trenches – finally in ebook form. People have been waiting for this.

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