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Psychology & Communication

Psychology Tuesday: Hand Signals
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Tuesdays are Psychology Days at FlippingHeck.com. A huge amount of communication is non-verbal. From hand gestures to eye movements, we all unconciously takes these messages in abd adapt our attitudes to the speaker accordingly. This week, we’ll look at Hands. The first thing to remember is not to over-exaggerate your hand movements (i.e. big wavy […] … Read Article »

Business

Addicted to Email…?
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I was pointed in the direction of an article recently (and apologies as I can’t remember the source) called “Think You Might Be Addicted to Email? You’re Not Alone” which states that 83% of users check email whilst on holiday. The article says: AOL, in partnership with Opinion Research Corporation, conducted online surveys with 4,025 […] … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

Motivating your Manager
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Tuesdays are Psychology and Body Language Days at FlippingHeck.com I’ve written previously about how to Manage your Manager, but how about motivating them? If you read management (or productivity) weblogs – see here for my enormo list of recommended reading – then you’ll probably have noticed that anything to do with motivation in the workplace […] … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Freelancers – How much should you charge?
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

That’s a difficult question to answer for the budding freelancer and I discuss it in my Managing Web Projects ebook but it is a bit complicated and a bit of a horrible formula to work out your hourly rate (and please excuse me it’s been a while since I’ve done algebra and brackets confuse me […] … Read Article »

Productivity

GTD Simplified: Ubiquitous Capture Tool
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Monday’s are “GTD Simplified” Days on FlippingHeck.Com According to Dictionary.com, Ubiquitous is: u-biq-ui-tous [yoo-bik-wi-tuhs]: existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent A “Ubiquitous Capture Tool” is therefore something that you have access to wherever you are. I’ve mentioned before about using my Moleskine as my capture tool and that’s with me 95% […] … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

Psychology Tuesday: Motivate Yourself
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Tuesdays are Psychology and Body Language Days at FlippingHeck.com Last week I wrote Motivating your Manager and it seems a little unfair to lay all of the blame at the bosses feet! So, to balance things out this week I thought we’d take a little (light-hearted) look at motivating ourselves. Do you need motivating? I […] … Read Article »

Productivity

GTD – Back to basics 5: The Weekly Review
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

In this post in the GTD Back To Basics series we take a look at the importance of the Weekly Review and the type of things you need to look at when going over your previous week and your week to come. … Read Article »

Productivity

GTD – Back to Basics 4: Projects
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

In this fourth post of the GTD Back To Basics series we look at what projects are in terms of the "Getting Things Done" methodology and how you manage your tasks for each project. … Read Article »

Productivity

GTD – Back To Basics 3: Contexts and Next Actions
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

In the third post in the GTD Back To Basics series we take a look at what contexts are and how they can be used to simplify your organisation of all of those "to-do" items you have floating around your task lists and how to decided what your "Next Action" for each task is. … Read Article »