Flipping Heck! Learning To Be Productive One Day At A Time

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Mark Ellis is a freelance writer who specialises in copywriting, blogging and content marketing for businesses of all sizes. Mark's considerable experience at director level and deep interest in personal and business success means he's ready to comment on anything from freelance writing to workplace dynamics, technology and personal improvement.
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Life Hacks

How I Stopped Social Media Addiction Ruining My Business

November 2, 2019 By Mark Ellis

Do you find yourself stopping for "five minutes" to check Twitter or Facebook and find that an hour has gone by? The same thing happened to Mark Ellis and it was damaging his business so he decided he needed to do something about it. Read his tips on how to curb your social media use at work in this great article…more »


I’m Working Less Hours – And I’m More Productive (Here’s How)

August 4, 2019 By Mark Ellis

When you're "busy" it's easy to feel that you are being productive - after all, business is a sign that you're doing a lot of important work, right? Not necessarily according to Mark Ellis. In this article he discusses how he's stopped being busy and has become more productive while working fewer hours each day.…more »

Life Hacks

Why Becoming A Better Decision Maker Will Improve Your Productivity

May 30, 2019 By Mark Ellis

If we’re honest, we can all be a little bit indecisive at times. Usually, it’s over something pretty inane. Tonight’s dinner, perhaps, or the choice of paint for your new car. But what if the inability to make a solid decision plagues you time and again at work? In this article we look at how your ability to make decisions may affect your productivity.…more »


How To Use The Winter Months To Boost Your Productivity

September 29, 2018 By Mark Ellis

When it's cold and dark in the morning we don't really feel that motivated to do much. In this article Mark Ellis looks at how you can use those long winter days and nights as a motivational tool to enhance your productivity and get stuff done when you might not feel like it.…more »


You’ve Been Asked To Chair A Big Meeting: Here’s How To Own It

June 24, 2018 By Mark Ellis

It can be really daunting to have to get up in front of co-workers (and perhaps superiors or important clients) and chair a meeting. There are many points to consider from agendas to keeping order but with Mark Eliis' tips you'll be the Rock Start of Meetings in no time!…more »

Home Office

How I Converted My Garage Into A Maximum Productivity Office Haven

May 13, 2018 By Mark Ellis

If you're working from home the it's important to be able to separate your home and work lives in order to maintain balance - and your sanity! In this article Mark Ellis takes you through the changes he made to his garage to create the ultimate productive place in his home.…more »


The Best Productivity Tips I’ve Learned Since Going Solo

January 20, 2018 By Mark Ellis

Are you thinking of working from home? Whether you're going to be working for yourself or an employer, working from home can be a fun but challenging prospect. In this article Mark Ellis takes a look back at his home-working career and offers some advice on how you can still be productive when working in a non-office environment.…more »


How To Stay Productive During The Christmas Season

December 14, 2017 By Mark Ellis

It's all too easy to get overwhelmed over the festive period but there are a few ways that you can you keep your cool and stay productive despite all the upheaval. In the article Mark Ellis gives you five simple tips for how to maintain your productivity and keep getting things done.…more »


Combining Digital And Analogue Working For Ultimate Productivity

November 16, 2017 By Mark Ellis

Are you fully digital in terms of organising your to-dos and appointments? Are you all paper-based? Or perhaps you're somewhere in between. In this article Mark Ellis discusses his own personal journey through digital and analogue productivity systems and offers some tips on how to manage them both.…more »

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