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Productivity

November 18, 2014 by Katy Whitton

Looking for an early Christmas present from your boss? Ask them for an extra monitor. I’ve read a lot over the years about how a bigger monitor, or multiple monitors, can increase your productivity and it seems that research I’ve been reading recently still agrees with that sentiment. We’re multi-tasking more and more, running office […] … Read More »

Life Hacks

November 6, 2014 by Katy Whitton

It occurred to me while I was working on the rebuild and redesign of this website that quite often it’s all too easy for us to get bogged down in the minor details of a problem. In this corporate, results driven culture we’re quite often expected to been seen to be doing something, even if […] … Read More »

Life Hacks

October 20, 2014 by Katy Whitton

Over at Amazing Facts they have a great post detailing some incredibly important hacks that everyone should know. You can view infographics on: How to brew a cup of tea based on tea type (although I think a maximum of 3 minutes for black tea is waaay to short!) How to tie a scarf How […] … Read More »

Productivity

August 12, 2008 by Katy Whitton

In an article published in the New York times in October (yes, I’m behind with my blogging, okay?!) entitled “Multitasking Can Make You Lose … Um … Focus” the author discusses something we’ve covered here at Flipping Heck before – how multitasking actually make you more unproductive. See my reviews of review of “The Myth […] … Read More »

Motivation

August 12, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Well, New Year coming up so new start and all that eh? As we move into the new year, we’ll all start having to face the prospects of either giving a review or being on the receiving end of one. The following video I stumbled on whilst wandering through YouTube is an excellent example of […] … Read More »

Productivity

August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I’m famous! Well, sort of. I was asked by the kind folks at Simpleology to write a guest post on running productive meetings which went gone live a couple of days ago over at the Simpleology blog. If you haven’t heard of Simpleology before basically it’s a series of 40 free lessons (with further paid […] … Read More »

Motivation

August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Hah! Bet you didn”t see that one coming eh? Yes, I am about to link the US Election to the topic of this blog – how genius am I?! Firstly, before I begin my “mashup” of politics and lifehacking I”d like to give a big round of applause to all that voted for – who […] … Read More »

Productivity

August 9, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I read an article in The Daily Mail called “Email etiquette: What your response time reveals about your personality”. From the Article by Liz Hull: It’s usually considered polite when a friend or colleague replies to your email promptly. But such a swift response may have a downside – it may mean the sender is […] … Read More »

Motivation

August 9, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Okay, a slightly strange topic – and tangent – for me I know bt I’ve been thinking about this for a while now (no wonder my head hurts!) and I actually think that the lessons I’ve learned whilst running one of my local pool teams – Yes, they let ME be a captain, the fools!! […] … Read More »

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