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WNA Blog Home » Productivity Articles

De-stress & Mindfulness Tips 7-10

October 17, 2017 | Sue Lester

In our busy, busy lives our heads can quickly become filled with the white noise of our list of musts, shoulds, and shouldn’ts.  No matter how much is ticked off your To Do list, there’s always more. There’s that underlying, nagging feeling that you should be able to do it all, you should be enough, […]



De-stress & Mindfulness Tips 4-6

September 19, 2017 | Sue Lester

In our busy, busy lives our heads can quickly become filled with the white noise of our list of musts, shoulds, and shouldn’ts.  No matter how much is ticked off your To Do list, there’s always more. There’s that underlying, nagging feeling that you should be able to do it all, you should be enough, […]



Stop Taking on Too Much – Delegate and Direct

August 11, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

As business owners, chances are that we need other people in our team to support us, whether these are employees, contractors, or other forms of outsourced support. And sometimes managing staff, with various personalities and a range of skill-sets can feel like herding goldfish, right? Too often, small business owners try to save money by […]



7 Productivity Tips for Managing Multiple Clients and Projects

July 10, 2017 | Ingrid Bayer

Juggling multiple clients

I’ve been operating as a Virtual Assistant since 2008, and know only too well how busy it can be when working to meet the expectations and deadlines that come with a stable of clients.  Sometimes I really do feel like I’m a circus performer juggling many different balls all at once, and it can be […]



I Can’t Write

July 3, 2017 | Dyan Burgess

I suspect there are very few people in the world who would claim to be naturally good at writing. Even published authors will often regale you with stories about how much hard work it took to get them where they are today. While Agatha Christie wrote novel after novel, Harper Lee wrote two in her […]



Working in Community Development: 4 Careers for Helping People

June 30, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Working in Community Development

Many people today have the desire to help others in their career. Over time, this is one of the best things that you can do in order to live a fulfilled life. With all of the career options in the industry, now is the time to start looking for what you want to do with […]



Stretch Your Way to Productivity

April 27, 2017 | Jo Cordell-Cooper

If you have busy times at the desk where you are super focused and industrious you are probably not paying too much attention to your posture.  Typically when we are in the highly productive work mode we adapt a posture of slightly sitting forward, perhaps rounding over the keyboard, chin jutting slightly forward.  However, with […]



5 Productivity Improvement Methods While Working As A Freelancer

March 28, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Working in Coworking

The freelance economy is certainly gaining ground in the U.S. and across the globe. According to a recent workforce study on “Freelancing in America: 2016,” the freelance sector now represents 35 percent of the U.S. workforce. The independent study also shows that there is indeed a market for this type of work, and over the […]



7 Ways to Boost Your Boldness as a Leader

March 6, 2017 | Sally Dooley

Boldness has long been considered necessary for effective leadership. Intuitively you recognise the value of a bold leader: they are inspiring to be around and they challenge you to grow beyond your current limitations.  Although boldness has traditionally been associated with male leaders, the latest research from Harvard Business Review shows that women scored slightly […]



Want Your Business to Thrive? Rediscover Your Spirit of Adventure.

February 21, 2017 | Sue Lester

You may be thinking, “I don’t have TIME for adventure! Who’ll do all the work while I swan off to the Himalayas?”  Or perhaps even the mere idea of “adventure” is exhausting?  The thing is, adventure comes in many forms, and it’s exactly what you need to get over the relentless grind and stress. The […]