Chief of Staff Magazine - Jun 2019

Breaking down the day’s tasks into manageable, bite-sized chunks is the key to boosting efficiency and productivity, writes Donna McGeorge.   How do you currently spend your workday? Like most leaders, the first thing you likely do is open your email and see...

Human Resources magazine NZ - June 2019

Do you rush through your day from one crisis to another, answering as many emails as you can in the gaps between pointless meetings? When you get home from work, do you spend the evening inhaling coffee to stay awake, catching up on correspondence,...

Chief of Staff Magazine book review - May 2019

Happy to be reviewed in the company of some great authors as well.     Naomi Spinks is an busy EA running an exceptionally fast paced CEO's office.   Here is her review in Chief of Staff Magazine.         Read the full article here:        

Leaderonomics - 30 Apr 2019

According to an article by DMR, a company that looks at social media statistics and trends, the average user gets around 121 emails per day, with only 10 per cent requiring a considered response.   In addition, a study by the University of Glasgow found that email...

B&T Magazine- 29 Apr 2019

Donna McGeorge is a speaker, author and mentor who helps people make their work work and author of the bookThe First 2 Hours: Make better Use of Your Most Valuable Time. In this guest post, McGeorge offers her tips to get more out of your workday…   Ever noticed that...

Lawyers Weekly - 18 Apr 2019

As a busy lawyer, it’s likely you currently spend your day rushing from one crisis to the next, writes Donna McGeorge.    You answer a barrage of one-sentence emails between often pointless ‘catch-ups’ and then have to spend the evening inhaling coffee to stay...

CEOWORLD Magazine - 15 Apr 2019

How do you currently spend the first two hours of your day? Things like: packing the kids’ lunchboxes, grabbing a coffee and a bit to eat form the local café, chatting office politics around the water cooler, walking the dog, or scrolling Facebook to see what all...

Public Service News - 15 Apr 2019

Donna McGeorge says it’s essential to understand that we have innate cycles that can help or hinder our productivity at certain times of the day.   How do you currently spend the first two hours of your day?   Things like: checking your inbox, tidying your...

Leaderonomics - 01 Apr 2019

According to an article by DMR, a company that looks at social media statistics and trends, the average user gets around 121 emails per day, with only 10 per cent requiring a considered response.   In addition, a study by the University of Glasgow found that email...

WA Leader - Apr 2019

A workplace productivity expert says the best meeting is a succinct meeting, in which the time spent attending it is wielded with laser-like focus.   Meetings, be they face-to-face, via a conference call or an online webinar, serve a valuable role in transferring...

Mortgage Professional Magazine - Mar 2019

With more people working remotely and on flex hours, virtual meetings have become the most convenient way to gather a team.  Donna McGeorge explains how to make your virtual meetings more efficient and effective.   Doing anything by distance takes...

Smart Company 29 Mar 2019

How do you currently spend the first two hours of your day? Go on and think about this for a minute. If you are like most, then you likely come to work, grab a coffee, chat with a few colleagues, sit at your desk, open your email and respond to them from the top down....

Business Woman Media - 26 Mar 2019

Traditional approaches to time management involve prioritising, planning, creating to-do lists and ticking off goals. Yet, despite all of this, if someone were to ask, ‘How’s work?’, most leaders would respond ‘Busy!’ And along with busy, comes the feeling of...

Facility Management - 25 Mar 2019

Whether you are conscious of it or not, those emails you have read, replied to or filed create distractions and make you unproductive for the whole day. You have relinquished control of your work efficiency – but the good news is you can win it back. DONNA...

LBD Group Newletter - 13 Feb 2019

  Doing anything by distance takes twice the time and is half as good.  We have to navigate time zone differences, language barriers and technological inconsistencies—whilst still running effective meetings. The three biggest criticisms of participants in...

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