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Weekly Review Mindmap/Graphical version

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 Article »

Coding

Inspire your readers – use motivating design

Inspire your readers – use motivating design

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The dictionary defines motivation as: To provide with an incentive; move to action; impel. When someone enters your website, it takes less than 1/20th of a second to decide whether or not they find your website visually appealing or not. This is quite a frightening statistic considering how long some websites take to load (to […] … Read Article »

Career Development

Dress Smarter: Work Smarter

Dress Smarter: Work Smarter

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Do you work better having a pyjama day or a smartly dressed day? I think it's probably subjective but I try to explain the benefits of dressing smartly (even in a home office) … Read Article »

Motivation

Motivate Yourself – Use the 'Fear Factor'

Motivate Yourself – Use the 'Fear Factor'

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been wandering around the internet for the past couple of hours looking at various motivational websites – quite a few of which were quite uninspiring (surely if you want to motivate people the design of your site itself should be motivating – or is that just me?!) when I came across a rather interesting […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Open For Business

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 »

Productivity

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 »

Productivity

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 »