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How to wake-up
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

This is a popular subject at the moment at various sites I visit. Lifehacker has posted an article called “Alarm Clock Hacks help you wake up better“. “Put one alarm clock on your night stand, the other across the room. Set the clocks to be as close to the same time as possible… I set … one […] … Read More »

Productivity

Mastering Email Overload
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

A couple of years ago the problem with email is that 90% of the messages received were Spam and there was very little we could do about it. Modern technologies now allow us to filter messages before, and after, they hit our inbox dramitically reducing the amount of rubbish that we have to wade through […] … Read More »

Productivity

Improving Outlook with a custom dashboard
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

One of the features of Outlook I have just discovered is the ability to use a custom dashboard page in the Outlook Today screen. As I’m only running the pants Outlook 2002 at work there was no way of decently viewing tasks, inbox, calendar etc. in a nice format within the program or the supplied […] … Read More »

Productivity

Managing Tasks in Outlook
May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

This is a basic overview of viewing tasks and setting your view criteria. The following is based on Outlook 2002 and should allow you to be more “GTD”-like in your task processes To Add A new Task Category In task view, double click on any existing task to open the edit window. At the bottom […] … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Do you have piles of DVDs stuck in random corners all over your house? Can you find the DVD you're really in the mood to watch quickly or do you give up and watch whatever's already in the DVD player? This article gives you some simple ways to organise your collection and track what you own and watch … Read More »

Productivity

May 9, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Getting Things Done has been developed by David Allen  as “A Work-Life Management System… that transforms personal overwhelm and overload into an integrated system of stress-free productivity”. Sounds a bit pompous doesn’t it? Put in my terms basically what it does is it allows me to organise and process projects/tasks in a set manner, it’s helped […] … Read More »

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