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Hide Desktop Distractions with Doodim

Hide Desktop Distractions with Doodim

August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I thought I’d share a nifty little Mac program with you all that allows you to elimiate desktop distractions and helps you to focus on what you’re working on. Doodim is a freeware application that hides all of the rubbish on your desktop and other open windows to allow you to concentrate on the task […] … Read More »

Motivation

Four in Ten employees are thinking of quitting their jobs

Four in Ten employees are thinking of quitting their jobs

August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There’s an article on the BBC website today stating that more than four in ten UK employees are considering quitting their job in the next year. That’s a staggering amount of people that are thinking about moving jobs – especially in the current uncertain economic climate. The main cause for all this dissatisfaction? A lack […] … Read More »

Productivity

GTD: Projects and Duplicate Actions and how to avoid them

GTD: Projects and Duplicate Actions and how to avoid them

August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I had an email from a reader recently (yes, I have at least one!) regarding my paper based system and how I deal with managing projects/actions in order to avoid duplication across lists (e.g have an action assigned to a project list and then having the same action written on a context list). I thought […] … Read More »

Productivity

What I've learned about email these past two weeks

August 2, 2008 by Katy Whitton

We”ve not long migrated from Thunderbird to Entourage at work, which I was a bit hesitant about as I”m a big fan of Thunderbird and have used it quite successfully within my “Getting Things Done” system, plus it made managing emails really easy with the rules and labels that it offers. So, what have I […] … Read More »

Productivity

We're all going To-Do list crazy! Survey Results

August 1, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There’s a press release over at the Microsoft website entitled “Survey Shows Increasing Worldwide Reliance on To-Do Lists” which, oddly as the title indicates, talks about how more men and women are relying more and more on their to-do lists: U. S. citizens reported the most dependency on to-do lists worldwide, with more than three-quarters […] … Read More »

Productivity

Plan your budget for 2008, 101+ GTD Links and Why tasks are like Salami

August 1, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Firstly, get your self organised financially for 2008 with Martin Lewis, the “Money Saving Expert”. Use his online budget planner to work out how well you’re doing financially. Use the free online calculator here Or download the Spreadsheet from here Next, check out the “The GTD Resource Motherload: 100+ Links” from Bootstrapper. Unfortunately, Fipping Heck’s […] … Read More »

Productivity

Time Management Manifesto

July 10, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I received an email from a reader (yes, I have at least one!) requesting that I take a look at his “2Time” time management manifesto on Change This: There is a stew of tips floating around on how to improve one’s time management skills, confusing the professional who is trying to become more productive. However, […] … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

Psychology Tuesday: Learn to Say "No"

July 9, 2007 by Katy Whitton

This website contains affiliate links. Purchasing items through these links won’t cost you anything but they will help me make a small amount of commission to help run my site. These links are marked with a * Tuesdays are Psychology and body language days at FlippingHeck.com Sometimes, even though we can be organised (or we […] … Read More »

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