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Email On The Go
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been looking into getting a hosted Microsoft Exchange account so I can access my email anytime, any place anywhere. I already have webmail with my account but the interface is truly awful and half my contacts are in it. The company I was looking at has so far taken 3 days to (fail to) respond […] … Read More »

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Use Technology. Get Less Done!
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Most U.S. workers say they feel rushed on the job, but they are getting less accomplished than a decade ago, according to newly released research. Workers completed two-thirds of their work in an average day last year, down from about three-quarters in a 1994 study, according to research conducted for Day-Timers […] … Read More »

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Weekly Review Mindmap/Graphical version
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Gary Slinger’s put up an excellent example of a Weekly Review mindmap which has really clarified to me what you should be looking for when you complete your review. I think I might go and make myself one of those… oooh, pretty … Read More »

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June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I started thinking about this post last night in the middle of a pub quiz. One of my local pubs runs a quiz every two weeks. There’s never a set quiz master, to keep it fresh quiz regulars take it in turns to write and ask the question which stops the quiz getting too stale. […] … Read More »

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June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Over at the Podcast Network, the Cranky Middle Manager Show has run a good interview with David Allen on various aspects of GTD. It’s well worth a listen and certainly cleared up a couple of queries I had about projects. I know I’m technically not a middle manager and don’t really have any aspirations to […] … Read More »

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June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s yet another excellent Podcast from “The Cranky Middle Manager”, this one is about Procrastination, its causes and what we can do about it. The podcast can be found at the Podcast network: “Getting Out of Your Own Way At Work with Mark Goulston” Certainly food for thought… … Read More »

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June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s a really good article in “American Way” about “Getting Things Done“. Here’s a little taster: “It’s as powerful a tool as any I’ve ever seen,” says Andrew Hoxsey, owner and operator of the Napa Wine Company in Oakville, California. “I have done things I just couldn’t have done without the methodology.” Kim Hagerty, chairman […] … Read More »

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June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an interesting article featuring David Allen and his “Getting Thing Done” methodology over at IEEE Spectrum Online. “It’s been fascinating to see the rise of my star in the geek world. One of the reasons geeks love GTD is because it’s a closed system. It tells you what to do with everything: it’s really […] … Read More »

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June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Quite a few people have been talking about mindmapping recently (you may have to register for the 43 Folders Google Group) and how it can help with implementation of projects and also GTD. I haven’t listened to the Podcast yet, but as it’s from The Podcast Network’s fantastic Personal Productivity Show I know it’s going to be […] … Read More »

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