How I Stay Productive: Jack Wratten

Tech-savvy Productivity Ninja in training, Jack, shares his top productivity tips with us in this month’s ‘How I Stay Productive’ series. If any of the below Productivity Ninja Characteristics sound intriguing to you, make sure you check out our Time Management Training


How I Stay Productive: Jack Wratten



Occupation: Director of EIE.London and


Location: Bloomsbury




What’s important about your workspace?

Creating a productive environment where tech solves problems and doesn’t create them.


Productivity Ninja Organisation


Which ninja characteristic have you got nailed the most?

Productivity Ninja Weapon savvy



Productivity Ninja Weapon Savvy


Which ninja characteristic are you still working on the most?

Productivity Ninja Ruthlessness


Productivity Ninja Ruthlessness

Which five apps could you not live without?

  • Google Mail
  • Xero
  • – not an app but an online service
  • BBC iPlayer Radio
  • The banking app for each account


What’s your favorite piece of stationery?

My mini Zebra pen – it fits in my jacket pocket!


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

Late afternoon


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

Putting my phone on flight mode (practicing Ninja Stealth & Camouflage here)  and brewing a strong coffee.


Ninja stealth


What’s your best advice for reducing stress?

Go outside!


What’s your email regime?

I only check my emails outside of meetings, never during meetings and I try and deal with each email once, maximum twice.


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

Sit down and have a decent lunch.


Lunch Break routines


What’s the secret to your productivity?

It’ll have to be being weapon savvy – the good use of technology.


By Hannah Urbanek
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