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June 7, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Before I start this entry I’d just like to stick in the following disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, anything you read here is general advice only and I’d strongly recommend getting a good contract lawyer to draw up your contract(s) for you. Right, … Read More »

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June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve recently taken over a secretary of my Village Hall Committee and it’s actually quite surprising how much work is involved  for such a little organisation. One of my tasks is to write and distribute the minutes of our monthly meetings, a job that … Read More »

Project Management

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June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

This is the first in a series of posts I will be writing about managing the full life-cycle of web projects. I am really interested in any feedback you may have so please feel free to comment or email me. For the first step … Read More »

Project Management

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June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

This is the second post in the “Managing Web Projects” series, following on from “Managing Web Projects #1 – The Brainstorm“. I have taken the initial mindmap and worked it into what I see is the optimal flow for a web project. It is … Read More »

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June 6, 2006 by Katy Whitton

This is the third post in the “”Managing Web Projects”” series, you can find the second post “Managing Web Projects #2 – The Workflow” here. So, you’ve been invited to pitch your website idea to a client. This could be your big break and … Read More »

Business

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Off the back of my last post, Christopher Hawkins has some interesting Guidelines regarding meetings, here’s my favourite: Christopher’s Meeting Guideline #3: No chairs. This one drives people crazy. I can hear you already – “No chairs?!? Have you lost your mind?!? What about … Read More »

Business

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an interesting article over on About.com on how to calculate your hourly freelance rate. I think I want to buy too much stuff….   … Read More »

Business

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There’s an interesting post by Bob Lewis over at Advice Line about how to cope with Office Backstabbers. I don’t know of a more challenging situation than being on the wrong end of an adept corporate backstabber. I checked my favorite reference for this … Read More »

Business

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

There is an interesting post over at Working Smarter regarding meetings and whether they’re of any business benefit or not. I already know my answer! …a recent survey found that an average employee spends 5.6 hours in meetings each week.  Throw in prep time and wrapup … Read More »

Business

June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I received the following from a friend of mine last night and it got me thinking. (Darn it! Doing the “thinking” thing again). Take a look at the picture. You can be anyone but if you blend in with your environment and face the … Read More »

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