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8 Tips for Saving Money and Your Life (Bankaholic.com)
August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been pointed in the direction of an article entitled “8 Tips for Saving Money and Your Life” Over at the Bankaholic blog which I thought I’d share with you. There’s some good little tidbits there (although I disagree with point one massively – cough, cough!) such as wearing sensible shoes and avoiding Junk Food. […] … Read More »

Motivation

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August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Studies indicate that people are more productive during the morning hours than at any other point during the day. It can be difficult for people unaccustomed to being wide awake before noon to make the transition to being a morning person. In fact, the non-morning person can sometimes loathe the energy that morning people emit. But this stems from intense jealousy. Here are five ways that you can increase your energy in the morning and you'll be on your way to a more productive day, week, year and lif … Read More »

Motivation

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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 to make up a fake excuse rather than tell the truth. … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

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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 and person. … Read More »

Psychology & Communication

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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 important bridges with the people you're dealing with. … 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 but it’s starting to get a bit too complicated for my […] … Read More »

Productivity

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I recieved an email recently pointing me in the direction of CollegeDegree.com and an article they’ve recently published on the 57 habits of highly successdul Gmail users. The list is highly comprehensive an covers a wide range of tips and techniques for productive use of Gmail. Here are some of my personal favourites: 1. Use […] … Read More »

Productivity

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

So, it’s been a week since I last wrote about my decision to pit my Moleskine against my PDA and I have to say, I’ve failed miserably so far! All my appointments have gone into my phone and all my actions have been written on my to-do list. No PDA has been harmed used in […] … Read More »

Life Hacks

August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Check out the cupboard below from Takeshi Miyakawa Design, they’re amazing. Talk about the ultimate piece of kit for the pack-rats amongst us! Unfortunately there’s no pricing information that I can find on the site (but then if you have to ask you probably can’t afford it) but I WANT ONE!!! … Read More »

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