How I Stay Productive: Allison Clarke

This regular feature shares the secrets of the most highly efficient Productivity Ninjas. In this post, Corporate Trainer, Speaker and Author, Allison Clarke, gives the secrets behind her productivity.

Allison ClarkeAbout Allison

Occupation: Corporate Trainer, Speaker and Author

Company: Allison Clarke Consulting

Location: Portland, OR

What’s important about your workspace?

That it keeps me inspired and organized.

Which five apps could you not live without?


What’s your favourite piece of stationery?

Notecards – the power of written cards rules!

When in the day do you have the most proactive attention?


What’s your trick for when you’re tired or struggling with attention in the day?

Music and WHY I need to focus.

What’s your best advice for reducing stress?

Exercise, breathe, clean environment and fun people.

What’s your email regime?

Not a good one. I open emails and then don’t take immediate action with all of them. Work in progress.

What’s your favourite way to take a break in the middle of the day?

Walk outside and get fresh air.

What’s the secret to your productivity?


Music is life. I totally agree with you on this one. It’s an everyday challenge on how you can stay productive especially when you have a lot of things piling up in front of you. Thank you for sharing this article.

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