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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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2020 – The Look Back Post

What a year 2020 has been.  If you’d said at the start of the year, we’d find ourselves in the middle of a pandemic where we wouldn’t be allowed to mix with our loved ones and friends, that ‘sitting on a park bench was allowed’ and there would be scuffles over pasta and toilet roll […]

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5 Achievements in 5 Years

Celebrate!!! We’re so proud to be celebrating our 5th birthday with you this month. We couldn’t let it slide by without sharing our Top 5 Achievements with you all. Getting Started When Emma left her corporate life after almost 15 years at the same company, she wasn’t sure where her path was going to take […]

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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. […]

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5 Daily Habits for a Better Work Day

We rush from one task to the next and before we know it, it’s the end of the day and what have we actually achieved? This post highlights 5 small habits that we’ve adopted to become more productive in our working day. Get up and Get Dressed! Since we started Boatman Admin Services, we’ve never […]

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Why it’s Important to Celebrate the Small Stuff

It’s great running your own business – you manage your own diary, you decide the hours you want to work; if you want a cheeky midweek day off you can.  You answer to nobody but yourself.  BUT… If you work on your own however, it can be a lonely time.  Some days you might not […]

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Quick Fixes to Improve Productivity

When you’re running a business there is always so much that needs to be done. Being productive means being efficient but sometimes being in ‘the zone’ just doesn’t flow easily. Here are some quick fixes that are a great start to increase your productivity starting NOW! To Do Lists Clients of ours will tell you […]

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The Benefits of having an accountability buddy

When you run your own business, you’re accountable for EVERYTHING.  Doing the marketing and keeping up to date with social media, getting the accounts in order, managing workload and ensuring you’re hitting deadlines…oh, and doing the ACTUAL work!  There is probably no doubt that you have tasks on your to do list that may have […]

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Small Biz 100 Winner 2018

Small business is big business in the UK and we’re SUPER proud to have been selected as one of the 100 businesses to be profiled as part of the national ‘Small Business Saturday’ campaign for 2018. Small Business Saturday is a campaign which is aimed at highlighting and celebrating the many and varied small businesses in […]

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Sure fire ways to ensure networking isn’t always a nightmare!

Have you considered networking but not really sure where to start or are you a serial networker?!  The thought of networking often fills people with fear – walking into a room where you know nobody, having to introduce yourself and make conversation with people can be daunting. It’s only been in recent times that I’ve […]