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Get 100 Dollars off Office 2.0 registration
August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I was contacted by Ismael Ghalimi recently. He’s the producer of the Office 2.0 Conference and wondered if I’d like to give you, my lovely readersa $100 discount on registration for the conference. Of course, I jumped at the chance! David Allen will be opening the Office 2.0 Conference (September 3rd – 5th in San […] … Read Article »

Productivity

David Allen On Getting Things Done
August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

If you’re a fan of Getting Things Done then you need to check out the video of him over at Fast Company TV. Whether you’re a new comer to GTD or a black-belt, it’s always great to hear from the master so have a look at David Allen On Getting Things Done today! You might […] … Read Article »

Software

Review: Smart To-Do List
August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I was contacted a while ago by Scott Karstetter of Smart To-Do List asking if I’d be interested in reviewing their new Smart To-Do List software. And, of course, never being one to turn down a free lunch I jumped at the chance. I’ve written recently about the fact that I’m slightly unhappy with the […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Friday Funny – New Employment Rules
August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

From my Email pile this week – enjoy! SICKDAYS We will no longer accept a doctor’s certificate as proof of sickness. If you are able to get to the doctor, you are able to come into work. SURGERY Operations are now banned. As long as you are an employee here, you need all your organs. […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Is batch processing the new way to GTD?
August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I was interested to read Darren Rowse of Problogger discussing his blog posting techniques and that he batch processes them for maximum productivity. I thought about that for a while and it made complete sense! I had a sort of “Doh!” moment I guess! I already work in a sort of “batch” type of way. […] … Read Article »

Websites

Generate Free Calendars Online
August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I was contacted recently pointing me in the direction of a new site – www.freephotocalendar.net. It’s a ridiculously simple idea; select a month to print, upload a photo in jpg or png format, press generate and you have your own calendar in PDF format to print off. It’s really neat – you can see mine […] … Read Article »

Site News

Welcome Lifehack Readers!
August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Yes, I’ve only gone and been recognised by a big site again – yeay me! Lifehack have put up a list of productivity related blogs, called 50+ Personal Productivity Blogs You’ve Never Heard of Before (and about a dozen you probably have) and they’ve featured yours truly in the list. So, if you’re here visiting […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Coping with Email after a holiday
August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Yes, it’s that time of year again when we all jet off to sun ourselves and get away from the daiy grind for a precious few days. I’ve recently gone back to work after a week off and getting back to the office is always a chore – especially when you have an inbox bursting […] … Read Article »

Motivation

Old workers are the happiest
August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

The BBC has reported that “Older People are happier at work“: Older workers are the happiest employees, research commissioned by Vodafone suggests. Seven out of 10 workers aged over 50 said they felt fulfilled compared with half of 25 to 31-year-olds…. The research, based on a survey of 3,800 people, suggested that people in their […] … Read Article »