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Productivity

Multitasking revisited: How much time are we wasting?
August 12, 2008 by Katy Whitton

In an article published in the New York times in October (yes, I’m behind with my blogging, okay?!) entitled “Multitasking Can Make You Lose … Um … Focus” the author discusses something we’ve covered here at Flipping Heck before – how multitasking actually make you more unproductive. See my reviews of review of “The Myth […] … Read Article »

Motivation

How to run an appraisal
August 12, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Well, New Year coming up so new start and all that eh? As we move into the new year, we’ll all start having to face the prospects of either giving a review or being on the receiving end of one. The following video I stumbled on whilst wandering through YouTube is an excellent example of […] … Read Article »

Productivity

How to run Productive Meetings – Guest post at Simpleology.com
August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I’m famous! Well, sort of. I was asked by the kind folks at Simpleology to write a guest post on running productive meetings which went gone live a couple of days ago over at the Simpleology blog. If you haven’t heard of Simpleology before basically it’s a series of 40 free lessons (with further paid […] … Read Article »

Motivation

The US Presidential Election, Motivation and Productivity
August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Hah! Bet you didn”t see that one coming eh? Yes, I am about to link the US Election to the topic of this blog – how genius am I?! Firstly, before I begin my “mashup” of politics and lifehacking I”d like to give a big round of applause to all that voted for – who […] … Read Article »

Email

Shock Horror! Obama may lose Blackberry priviledges!
August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There”s a lot of talk at the moment about Barack Obama having to ditch his Blackberry (read the full article “Say Goodbye to BlackBerry? If Obama Has to, Yes He Can” at the New York Times site) when he becomes President and I”m not sure what all the fuss is about. Having recently sat down […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

"Productive" Magazine Launched
August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Yesterday (yes, I””m a bit slow on the uptake!) saw the launch of “Productive!” magazine, a magazine dedicated to… er… Productivity! Brought to you by the creator of Nozbe, the magazine””s mission: Productive Magazine is a platform where the top productivity bloggers will share their best productivity principles and tips”n”tricks. Let”s help everyone get more […] … Read Article »

Software

Review: iGTD Task Management Application
August 9, 2008 by Katy Whitton

When I had the chance to review Smart-To-Do List recently, I didn’t think I’d find another productivity tool that would work so well for me, the only reason I’m not using it day-to-day is that it’s unfortunately Windows only.So, I continued the hunt and the next program I found was “iGTD” – from the website: […] … Read Article »

Productivity

What your email response time says about you
August 9, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I read an article in The Daily Mail called “Email etiquette: What your response time reveals about your personality”. From the Article by Liz Hull: It’s usually considered polite when a friend or colleague replies to your email promptly. But such a swift response may have a downside – it may mean the sender is […] … Read Article »