• How To Make Sure Your Being Effective In Your Work

    By Isaac Grinsdale on 20/12/2017

    ‘Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.' Peter Drucker.   This is a great quote from Peter Drucker because it goes beyond the typical time-management narrative of ‘working productively’ and goes on to point out that if you’re not doing the right things then your wasting...

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  • Making Your Priorities a Priority

    By Isaac Grinsdale on 06/09/2017

      ‘You gotta make it a priority to make your priorities a priority.' Richie Norton   This is a quote we love because it takes the classic time-management advice a little bit further. We all know how much information there is about the importance of prioritizing your workload.  But we...

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  • 6 Inspiring Productivity Quotes to Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Time.

    By Isaac Grinsdale on 01/09/2017

      6 Inspiring Productivity Quotes to Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Time.     This classic productivity quote is of course all about getting right the first time.  Redoing work can be frustrating disappointing and even emotionally draining. On top of that it represents a lost opportunity...

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  • The Importance of Writing by Hand in the Digital Age.

    By Isaac Grinsdale on 21/08/2017

    The Importance of Writing by Hand in the Digital Age.

      The digital revolution is now in full swing.  Every aspect of modern life is dominated by our smart phones laptops and other digital devices.  With them comes powerful software tools such as Microsoft Office and Grammarly that can correct our spelling and grammar in an instant.   Is it any...

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  • Colour Colour Colour!

    By TOAD on 21/07/2016

    Colour Colour Colour!

    You may have noticed that we really love summer here at TOAD Diaries! Simply we’re a brand built on vibrancy and colour and we think summer really offers the opportunity to brighten up your work space (see our Instagram for our TOAD HQ renovations!) and brighten your belongings. Gone are...

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  • New for Summer!

    By TOAD on 05/06/2016

    New for Summer!

    Have you heard we’ve released a whole new range of covers?    Yep that’s right - TOAD is getting bigger and better and so to celebrate we’re giving you a new cover range and a few special edition covers too!     Geometric Perfect for Father’s Day this range has...

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  • Pass The Book

    By TOAD on 11/05/2016

    Pass The Book

         #PassTheBook     Here at TOAD Diaries we are proudly supporting ‎PassTheBook with our partners at JOT Bindery for Children & the Arts. The aim of the project is to pass on the knowledge from one creative to another for a child who due to circumstance does not have access to a rich...

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