The work-life balance and productivity puzzle
How flexible working and the right tech can help you stay productive
Episode 3: The work-life balancing act
Going it alone in your own business can be incredibly rewarding, but it takes hard work and dedication. And if you’ve found yourself working long into the night, you might be wondering if there’s a better way to strike a work-life balance and still stay productive.
In this podcast we take a look at how working less can improve your productivity. And we ask our panel of SMEs and experts to share their tips and techniques, and discuss how tech has helped them do it.
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In this episode of In good company, you’ll find out:
- how technology can help you embrace flexible ways of working to boost work productivity
- why it pays to brush up on your time management skills and take a future-focused approach to how you get things done
- how to beat the guilt that comes from cutting back your hours
A flavour of what you'll hear
“If you can find a way to do the same amount of work in half the time, why wouldn't you?”
Founder, Fitty London
The company you'll be in
Meet your host: Kate Russell
Kate’s a regular on the BBC’s technology programme, Click. She’s also the author of ‘Working the Cloud’, which shows you the best ways to use the internet to develop your small business.
Meet the SME: Nathan Ampofo
Nathan is a co-founder of A2B Assessments. They offer Disabled Students Allowance Needs Assessments that make sure they get the help they need at university.
Meet the SME: Laura Fullerton
Laura left the corporate world to found Fitty London. Fitty is a fitness and nutrition company that creates boxes filled with nutritional foods, drinks and workout products.
Meet the expert: Deborah O’Sullivan
Deborah is the managing director of Ten2Two. They help local businesses find affordable talented high-calibre professionals who can work flexibly, and professionals find rewarding, flexible jobs that use their skills and experience.
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