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How to use lists in the most productive way for better organisation

Long-time followers of the Boatman Admin Services blog know we love a list and working our way through it.  There is a saying at Boatman HQ – if it’s not on the list, it’s not getting done!  We wanted to share with you how we use lists to stay super organised. Whilst having a list is […]

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How to Improve Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

How many times have you sat at your desk procrastinating about a task?  It probably feels like such a bigger task than it actually is…and you know it!  We’re a big fan of the Pomodoro technique and want to share it with you. What is the Pomodoro technique? This was first developed in the 1980’s […]

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Why you should invest in a high-quality headshot

In this day and age of the smartphone, it is easier than ever to grab a quick photograph whenever the fancy takes you. It is no wonder then that it is becoming more common-place for people to rely on their smartphones to take photographs when they need them for their business. This is particularly true […]

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5 tips for being successfully organised in business

Running 3 businesses, running a home, keeping fit, staying in touch with family and friends, walking the dog – the list goes on and on!  A question we get asked frequently is how we stay SO organised and manage to achieve so much in a single day.  These are the top 5 tips on how […]

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Never under estimate the power of finding your tribe

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How to achieve an amazing morning routine in 5 simple steps

A good morning routine will set you up for a great day ahead. Since Emma left her corporate life in 2015, the alarm clock still goes off at the same time every weekday morning and she’s often at her desk by 8am ready to start working on emails and client work. A morning routine can […]

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How to make Batch Working work for you

Most of us probably start our working day with a ‘bit of a plan’ as to what needs to be completed by the time you switch you computer off. BUT how many of us are jumping from one task to another to another. What is batch working and how could it work for you? Multi […]

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Understanding why success is different for everyone

We’re all chasing success in one form of another but what exactly does success mean? Defining your own success means knowing what you really mean.  Everyone has a difference of opinion however the dictionary describes it as: More often than not, the word success might bring to mind more money, a better car, a bigger […]

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What is the new ‘normal’?

It looks as though June 2020 is the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. The last 9 or 10 weeks of lockdown has caused a lot of reflection for both us at BAS HQ and for our clients. Whilst there is talk of ‘normal’ – what will that look like and will people […]

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Tips for Managing Stress in your Business

April 2020 is Stress Awareness Month so we thought it would be a good time to stop and think about how we run our businesses. You can have a LOT of plates spinning if your running your own business. Running 3 businesses in our case is BUSY and we work in a fast paced environment. […]