When the topic of bookkeeping comes up, I can’t help but feel a little swoony. It’s that hot-under-the-collar, what’s-going-to-happen-next vibe that gets me every time. Do you feel it too? Or maybe it’s just me.
I started my business to create more flexibility into my own life. I wanted to be more available to my children, to put an end to the heart wrenching panic that is finding last-minute childcare when the kids were sick, to blur the edges around an otherwise black or white employment system.
It’s the holidays and it’s a massive juggle with kids and work. I shouted at my kids whilst I was on a work call and this is why.
There is a difference between a ‘job’ and a ‘career’. A job tends to mean something that just needs to be done, whereas the word ‘career’ has a wider meaning of a ‘general course of action or movement and progress through life.’ As such, it is not a finite thing, but something which evolves, and […]
How did Easter come around so quickly? If you are still reeling from Christmas, don’t worry. Here a few top tips on how to keep your kids engaged and occupied over the Easter break – and it doesn’t all involve chocolate – just some of it! Affordable Easter Activities For Your Kids Have An Outdoors […]
How do you retain focus? At SpareMyTime, we have definitely had our challenges with focus! From too many distractions to too many things on our to-do lists, sometimes we can all sabotage ourselves just by saying on repeat ‘I have too much to do’, rather than actually doing it (is that just us?!). In reality, […]
I remember when a friend told me to switch my phone from Nokia to an iPhone with the phrase “this will change your life”. It did – and the same thing happened when I started using Xero. Xero is accounting software that is currently leading the field for small business bookkeeping. Sure, it may not […]
If you own a small business, it is likely there are a few different tax breaks you can take advantage of. This can help you to save a significant chunk of money every year. However research has found that lots of business owners don’t actually use these tax breaks. These tax breaks can provide businesses […]
Every feel like your brain is ready to burst with tasks begging to get done? You’re not alone. There’s plenty of evidence to show that anxiety rises with your number of outstanding tasks. A study by professors Baumeister and Masicampo from Wake Forest University showed that our brains focus on outstanding tasks, causing levels of […]