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The College Student's Productivity Guide
July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I received an email a while ago (well okay, I admit it was ages ago but I’ve been busy!) asking me to check out the The College Student’s Productivity Guide – 27 Apps, Tools, and Resources. From the introduction: … No, there isn’t a free download that can cure your hangover from Saturday night, but […] … Read Article »

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Why programming projects take so long
July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Perl isn’t a language I’vehad much to do with as it’s a bit complicated – plus I’ve never really had to use it for anything other than mail scripts. The following video shows why software projects take so long. Why this guy thought he could use voice recognition software to write code I don’t know. […] … Read Article »

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Jobacle Meme: YOUR Career Answers – TAG, You're It!
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

The “Job Blog” Jobacle has posted an interesting meme I thought I’d take part in. The general gist is: Some bloggers talk about their “real” jobs – others don’t.  I encourage everyone who has a blog or a Web site to post the questions below and insert their own answers.  Our careers all have ups […] … Read Article »

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Online Personality Test
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve just taken an online Personality Test (which I just love doing!) that measures your Personality traits: The purpose of Personality I.D. is to reveal your natural personality identity. This assessment will also help you learn your strengths and weaknesses and your communication style for application at home, church, and work. I jump on any […] … Read Article »

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On a High after 'phoning home
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

A British man has set a world record for making the First mobile ‘phone call from the summit of Everest. Huh?? I can’t even get a signal in my local pub and this guy can make a call from 8,000 feet or whatever it is??? This is ridiculous, only last week we had a story […] … Read Article »

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Getting Things Done Certification Program
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I received an email from the David Allen Company earlier on today: Dear Katy, David Allen is proud to announce our partnership with Linkage, Inc. a world-wide provider of the finest training solutions available. Find out how someone in your company can be certified to deliver the Getting Things Done methodology in-house, accelerating your whole […] … Read Article »

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Brits bummed by work
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Updated: See bottom of this post From the BBC: Nearly a quarter of UK office workers are unhappy with their jobs, a survey for recruitment consultants Badenoch & Clark suggests….. Read the full article “UK office staff ‘unhappy at work'” here. What is it about us Brits at the moment? This is the second article […] … Read Article »

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Make labels stand out in Thunderbird
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Following on from my post about keeping your inbox clean, blogger TwisterMC has an interesting post about making labels stand out more in Thunderbird. It involves using the “styleish” extension or hacking the userchrome.css but if you use a lot of labels it could be well worth it. Hat-tip to Lifehack.org … Read Article »

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Your help is required – reviewers needed
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’m getting ready to launch my book based on the “Managing Web Projects” series I recently wrote and I’m looking for a few lovely people to review the book for me a perhaps (if they feel so inclined) provide a testimonial. I’m just putting the finishing touches to the final chapter and then I’ll send […] … Read Article »