the productivity solutions on this site work exclusively for people and companies that use miscrosoft outlook. for non-outlook solutions, click 'other services' tab.


Good day, my name is Gerrit Cloete, founder of Productivity Pit Stop (1991) and more recently the Online School of Productivity.

More than 12,000 people from over 320 companies in 12 countries rely on our system to get and stay even more productive.  To make life easier.  To beat overwhelm. To reverse the control their Inbox has over them.  Many of these people work in 67 of the Top 500 Best-Managed Companies in South Africa. They are living proof that our system works!

We specialise in helping organisations that use MS Outlook to save time worth one month’s payroll of its Outlook users – every year.


By enabling people to save 40 minutes every day, be less stressed, regain focus and control over their Inbox, and make better decisions about their workflow.  

Our approach is based on time-proven productivity principles and works for:

  • Individuals
  • Independent professionals
  • Micro, small, medium and large companies
  • Government organisations and NGOs.

You may well ask if we can also help you?

The answer is “Yes”, if you have Outlook and improved efficiency and productrivity is important for you, your team and your company, we  can help.  To find your best solution, scroll down and click ‘Find your solution’.

But first, use the calculator below to discover the value of  the time that could be lost every year due to inefficient workflow.


Calculate the value of time going to waste


“One today is worth two tomorrows. Lost time is never found again. Time is money. Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff that life is made of. You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin


“There’s no good way to waste your time. Wasting time is just wasting time.” – Helen Mirren


“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” – Jim Rohn


Quickly scan the options below. 
Then click the orange 
button to left to be guided to what should be the best solution for you.


  1. Self-study. 100% independent.   


  2. Be part of a group that works through the course together under guidance of a facilitator, while having 24/7 access to the content. 


  3. For 10-15 people in your company we co-create a private custom course for your company.


  4. Do you thrive working one-on-one? Click here to book time for a short conversation to discuss if and how we can work together.