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Review: Docstoc – Document sharing website
August 3, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Update 13th May 2016: DocStoc ceased operations in December 2015 I was looking through my RSS feeds the other day and I came across a reference to a website I hadn’t heard of before and after checking it out I thought it would be something of great use to my readers here. Apologies for not […] … Read Article »

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Free Managing Meetings Ebook
August 3, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Free Subscriber Download Subscribe to the Flipping Heck! Blog, and receive your Free subscriber download of “Managing Meetings” What the book covers: What is a meeting? Why do we need them? Who benefits from them and where did all the free doughnuts go? Types of meeting Oh yes, there are lots and lots. The question […] … Read Article »

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Work your proper hours day
August 2, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Today is “National Work Your Proper Hours Day” in the UK. The TUC has designated 22 February as the day we should all work our contracted hours and no more. The BBC reports that: The TUC says 5 million workers in the UK do unpaid overtime, saving employers almost … Read Article »

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Featured Meeting Mate 3
August 2, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Consistently over the past 6 months or so, the same search terms keeps on coming up at the top of my stats. The subject? How to write meeting minutes. In this post I provide some tools and tips to help you write good minutes during those boring meetings. … Read Article »

Productivity

What I've learned about email these past two weeks
August 2, 2008 by Katy Whitton

We”ve not long migrated from Thunderbird to Entourage at work, which I was a bit hesitant about as I”m a big fan of Thunderbird and have used it quite successfully within my “Getting Things Done” system, plus it made managing emails really easy with the rules and labels that it offers. So, what have I […] … Read Article »

Productivity

We're all going To-Do list crazy! Survey Results
August 1, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There’s a press release over at the Microsoft website entitled “Survey Shows Increasing Worldwide Reliance on To-Do Lists” which, oddly as the title indicates, talks about how more men and women are relying more and more on their to-do lists: U. S. citizens reported the most dependency on to-do lists worldwide, with more than three-quarters […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Plan your budget for 2008, 101+ GTD Links and Why tasks are like Salami
August 1, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Firstly, get your self organised financially for 2008 with Martin Lewis, the “Money Saving Expert”. Use his online budget planner to work out how well you’re doing financially. Use the free online calculator here Or download the Spreadsheet from here Next, check out the “The GTD Resource Motherload: 100+ Links” from Bootstrapper. Unfortunately, Fipping Heck’s […] … Read Article »