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Open For Business

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve had enough of the Chitika eMini Malls, they’re not paying their way and they are slowing the load time of this site down something chronic so over the next week or so they will be disappearing. Because I need to pay for my beer, I’ve launched a shop so that you can buy some […] … Read Article »

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Get people re-involved: Change the format

Get people re-involved: Change the format

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 Article »

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David Allen PodCast

David Allen PodCast

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 Article »

Computer & Software Tips

What version of Linux is best for you?

What version of Linux is best for you?

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Take a quick and simple test to find out which Linux distribution will most fulfill your needs. Based on your computing expertise and what you’ll be using the operating system for, it’s a handy little quiz. Take the Linux quiz here … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Blogging And Personality Types

Blogging And Personality Types

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Bloginality have an interesting take on the Myers-Briggs personality test by linking it to blogging. Answer a few simple questions and they give you your “Blogging Personality Type” with the added bonus of links through to how this works for careers etc. Here are my results with a few comments added: You Are ISTP: As an […] … Read Article »

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Procrastination Podcast

Procrastination Podcast

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 Article »

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GTD In American Way

GTD In American Way

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 Article »

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David Allen on GTD

David Allen on GTD

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 Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Turn your Hotmail Account into a Windows Live Account

Turn your Hotmail Account into a Windows Live Account

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I found an interesting Link over at LifeHack which shows you how to turn your regular Hotmail account into a Windows Live Mail Account with no invite. Visit http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/register-windows-live-mail-beta-for-free-with-no-invite.html Then you can login to Hotmail normally to access your new account. My first impressions are that there isn’t a lot of difference except for the extra […] … Read Article »

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