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Flipping Heck! Learning To Be Productive One Day At A Time

Personal Development

Motivation

August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

An article at CNN.com discusses the "10 best excuses for coming to work late": More than 27 percent of hiring managers say they are skeptical of employees' excuses for showing up late. It turns out their doubt is warranted: 24 percent of all employees decide … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

In Habit 2 we discover the importance of knowing what we want the outcomes of our interactions with others to be. There is no point investing time and emotional energy if we don't know what we want to get out of the situation. … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Habit 3 looks at Covey's four quadrants of urgency. We may perceive things to be urgent but are they really? We can use some of the techniques in this post to figure out what items are really worth doing. Once we've figured out what's … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

In the 7 Habits, the Public Victory Phase is were we take a look back at the first few habits that asked us to examine ourselves and then think about how we can use those habits to start interacting with others. … Read More »

Productivity

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I've been toying with the idea recently of going back to use my PDA again for calendar and task management. I know, I know! I've long been a staunch supporter of using Moleskine's for managing my tasks, and my phone for managing my calendar … Read More »

Productivity

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

My main problem is that I feel poncy using my PDA in public, then you also have to factor in the danger of loosing it or having it nicked when I'm down my local pub. I'm still having problems managing certain lists - mainly … Read More »

Life Hacks

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Fractal 23 is a playful modular drawer system which can be opened from four sides. Each compartment requires a consideration of “what to store”. … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Welcome to the first post in the 7 Habits of Of Highly Effective People series. In this introductory post we introduce you to the concepts of the 7 Habits and what you can expect to cover on your journey to being a better communicator … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

In Habit 1 of Stephen Covey's 7 Habits we take a look at the importance of proactivity. We don's have to leave it to others to ask for help - we can recognise that they need assistance before they ask and it'll help build … Read More »

 
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