Understanding the procrastination cycle and why we do it

Understanding the procrastination cycle and why we do it

Procrastination is a common part of human behaviour.In everyday language people use definitions like, “putting off”, “postponing”, “delaying”, “deferring”, and “leaving to the last minute”. We also often mistake it for “laziness”.Procrastination is … making a decision, for no valid reason, to delay or not complete a task or goal you’ve committed to, and instead doing something […]

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Is it time to #sackthecontrolfreak?

Don’t you just love the smell of control in the morning? Your day stretches out in front of you and you’re ready to take on the world. But first, you have to make sure everything is running smoothly. And I mean EVERYTHING. It’s not enough that your team tells you everything is ok, you need […]

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3 reasons to ditch the home office

One of the best parts about being your own boss is being able to work in the comfort of your home. It’s a perk that makes most people with a regular job green with envy. Or is it? Working from home from is comfortable but it comes with an endless number of distractions from your […]

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Getting physical with the Virtual Office

It’s been a hectic few months. Suffice it to say that circumstances have led me back to working in our Toowong office for a time. This is not a bad thing, by any stretch of the imagination. We’ve gained quite a few new clients in recent times and I’m getting the chance to know them. […]

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Tips from Anna at ABS – Stick with it

Are you one of those “James Cooks” of the online world? I am.   I’m one of those people who’s out there, exploring the internet, looking for new applications that will rock my world and change it forever with their fantastic (AND FREE!!) features. I’ll sign up to just about anything and try it out. […]

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3 cloud apps for new businesses

I’ve been running ABS Office for about 8 years now. In that time, we’ve come from being 2 separate and disparate serviced office businesses, with a bit of phone answering on the side, to one cohesive serviced office and virtual receptionist business operating from multiple locations. Because I am a bit of a geek, I […]

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Get organised with a call overflow service

Does this sound familiar? Clare is one business owner who prides herself on being available to her clients, ready to assist whenever they need her. Her clients love her and she spends a lot of time working one-on-one with them. Her attention to detail and her responsiveness have made her business very successful. She had initially […]

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Domestic Dynamite

Whilst being your own boss and working from home is an ideal for many of today’s entrepreneurs, it can also cause a few problems. Unnecessary interruptions and a lack of an office to meet clients can present you with a multitude of challenges. Although your work may be exemplary, your working space may not and […]

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