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Productivity

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 Article »

Productivity

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 Article »

Productivity News

Get through to a person
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Do you hate Voicemail? “Press 1 for… press 2 for…” Argh! Have a look at http://gethuman.com, there are some excellent hacks for getting straight through (http://gethuman.com/ in the UK) … Read Article »

Productivity News

Just A Thought
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” George S Patton … Read Article »

Productivity

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
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
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'
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
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 »