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The Holy Grail of Productivity
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There was an interesting post over at LifeDev (linking to Black Belt Productivity) the other day concerning how trying out new productivity tools can actually make you less productive. I felt moved to comment on the subject (which you can read here), but I also thought it warranted further exploration. An excerpt of my comment […] … Read More »

Productivity

GTD Revisited
June 11, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Frank Meeuwsen of “What’s the next action” has emailed fellow GTD bloggers and asked them to help him celebrate his blog’s second birthday by revisiting their GTD practices. In a recent podcast at 43Folders, David Allen says that it can take up to 2 years to get into the “swing” of GTD. So what better […] … Read More »

Productivity

Thunderbird search folders bug
June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’m not sure if it’s just me but I recently noticed that some of the emails I had labeled were not being displayed in the search folders which was a bit strange and a bit annoying as I rely on them quite heavily. When I looked at the search folder’s properties, the filter was set […] … Read More »

Productivity

June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Do you follow David Allen's Getting Things Done Productivity system? Do you use Thunderbird? Did you know that you can use Thunderbird as a GTD tool? Well, now you do! … Read More »

Productivity

June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Everyone’s probably aware of this already, but Google have just released their Calendar. And it’s been a bit quite due to the new job. I shall comment on it soon – promise! … Read More »

Productivity

June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve not had a chance to read it, I’ve put this here as a semi-reminder to myself (naughty me, shouldn’t it do on my “@To Read” context sheet? ) GTD HiFi LoFi Paper This paper is nothing more than a summary and use-case of implementing David Allen … Read More »

Motivation

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Communication Nation has an excellent post on dealing with frustration at work. Which is quite appropriate as I’ve had 3 people “doing a letter c” on me this week. You’re frustrated. Somebody, somewhere in your organization has done something that made you mad. They made extra work for you; or they didn’t do something that […] … Read More »

Productivity

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

HP are offering an online Course – “Get organised: managing time, space and paper” which looks quite promising As does “The Art of Networking” and an “Intro to XML“ … Read More »

Motivation

June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The short answer: Yes! Yes! Yes! Okay, that was a bit longer that I thought, but I can’t stress the importance of how communication affects morale, motivation and productivity. I don’t usually blog about my work any more as mainly I don’t have anything to gripe about (this is 50% to do with the company […] … Read More »

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