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Psychology & Communication

Don't Fear Failure: 17 Steps To Learn How To Grow From Your Mistakes
August 24, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Sometimes we can't do something simply because we're afraid what may (or may not) happen. This paralysis is a common one and can lead to missed opportunities and regrets. In this post we look at what fear is, what failure is and how to manage the two so that we can achieve our goals and be happy with the outcome. … Read Article »

Planners

Free Download: Gamify Your Day Gamification Score Tracker
August 19, 2015 by Katy Whitton

There are many phone and computer based Gamification trackers out there but I wasn't able to find a paper-based option. For those of you who prefer analogue solutions I've developed the free Gamify Your Day Planner where you can track what needs to be done, what rewards you want to earn and what your score is. … Read Article »

Planners

Free Download: FlipTimePlan Daily Time Tracker and Planner
August 12, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Following on from Monday’s post about Time Sinks where we lose time to activities we think will take less time than they actually do. In order to find your time sinks you need to be able to track the time you’re spending on certain tasks. This way you can find out where you are losing time, […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Time Sinks: A Productivity Black Hole and How To Avoid Them
August 10, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Ever feel like you're always running late even though you've left plenty of time to get where you need to be? You're not alone, I've lost count of the number of times I thought I'd given myself plenty of time to get somewhere only to be 10 minutes late. The reason? I fell into a time sink. In this post we look at what Time Sinks are and how you can track and avoid them. … Read Article »

Productivity News

Weekly Round-Up - Cowboy Lassoing Text
August 7, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Hello, and welcome to my round-up of interesting productivity, motivation and other tips I've found around the internet for you to relax with over the weekend. In this week's post I we have perhaps the must-have notebook of next year, why you shouldn't use certain fonts in emails (comic sans anyone?) and how you are technically allowed to snack if you're trying to lose weight - yeay! … Read Article »

Planners

FlipToDo Large Format Planner
August 5, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Following on my my post on how I manage my to-do list and track tasks, I've updated my FlipToDo plan to give you more room to write down your tasks and a notes section too so check out this new format planner free for you to download. … Read Article »

Productivity

In search of the Holy Grail of "To-Dos"
August 3, 2015 by Katy Whitton

We're all looking for the ultimate task list management system, and we're all told how to use systems we subscribe to. In this post I look how I run my own system and what I have learned and borrowed from systems I've used in the past … Read Article »