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Working at Home? When is your peak productive time?

You probably know already that you’re more productive at some times during the day. But do you know how to work out exactly when you peak, and how to utilise this to improve your performance, creativity and problem-solving abilities? This could be particularly useful if you are working at home, without your normal routine during [Read more…]

Could your own podcast boost your career or business?

In the past, people looking to build their profile might aim to get on TV or radio. They still do, of course, but there’s a growing range of options to get a message out there with digital technology, such as podcasts. It’s no secret that these audio shows – delivered weekly or even daily to [Read more…]

Better sleep for a more productive day

We all need more sleep. About 35% of people in the UK get less than seven hours a night, which could put them at risk of damage to physical and mental health. It’s affecting our work too: about 200,000 working days are lost a year due to absenteeism caused by lack of sleep. So, the [Read more…]

Tricks to stop spending all your time on email

If (in more normal times) you’re an office worker, you may find it unsurprising that we spend an average of 4.1 hours a day checking work emails – that’s more than 20 hours a week and more that 1000 hours a year. All that time spent reading, replying, scrolling, forwarding, CCing and crafting those perfectly [Read more…]

Four reasons to join the Our Alumni Wall today

If you have a little more free time right now, it takes just a couple of minutes to inspire our current students – all we need is a few words from you about your experiences at Leicester College and what you’ve gone on to achieve. We want to understand more about your journey since leaving [Read more…]