Google Notebook Review
June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I think I’m going to find Google Notebook quite handy. What I’ve tended to do when I’ve wanted to keep a website to read later I’ve either emailed the link to myself (where it usually gets deleted in one of my weekly home-inbox purges) or added them to my with a “ToRead” tag, 90% […] … Read Article »


Google calendar launched
June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Everyone’s probably aware of this already, but Google have just released their Calendar. And it’s been a bit quite due to the new job. I shall comment on it soon – promise! … Read Article »


GTD HiFi LoFi Whitepaper
June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve not had a chance to read it, I’ve put this here as a semi-reminder to myself (naughty me, shouldn’t it do on my “@To Read” context sheet? ) GTD HiFi LoFi Paper This paper is nothing more than a summary and use-case of implementing David Allen … Read Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Remove All Hyperlinks in Excel and Word
June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Ever copy and paste something from the Internet and then into Word only to get the hyperlinks embedded? You can removed them easily with the Macro below. Hit [ALT]+[F11] to open the Visual Basic Editor Go to “Insert” > “Module” and in the pop-up window copy: Sub RemoveHyperlinks()Dim oField As FieldFor Each oField In ActiveDocument.FieldsIf […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

At the next stroke the time will be…
June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Wired News Report 12:45 PM Apr, 04, 2006 Where New York Times columnist David Pogue latched onto this fascinating factoid, there’s no telling. But as randomly useless bits of trivia go, this is definitely worth noting. Pogue writes: Late tonight — specifically, 123 seconds after 1:00 a.m. — the time and date, for the first […] … Read Article »


Frustrated at work? Read on
June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Communication Nation has an excellent post on dealing with frustration at work. Which is quite appropriate as I’ve had 3 people “doing a letter c” on me this week. You’re frustrated. Somebody, somewhere in your organization has done something that made you mad. They made extra work for you; or they didn’t do something that […] … Read Article »


Christopher's Meeting Guidelines
June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Off the back of my last post, Christopher Hawkins has some interesting Guidelines regarding meetings, here’s my favourite: Christopher’s Meeting Guideline #3: No chairs. This one drives people crazy. I can hear you already – “No chairs?!? Have you lost your mind?!? What about pregnant people? What about the crippled? What about employees who wheelchair […] … Read Article »