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Psychology & Communication

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Redux - Overview
February 2, 2015 By Katy Whitton

In this series I go back over my initial thoughts on the 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People and see 6 years on whether my thoughts have changed. This post contains links to all my new thoughts on the 7 habits as well as links to my original views. … Read Article »

Books

Review: The Ultimate Unofficial Dropbox Guide
January 29, 2015 By Katy Whitton

Update: You can now purchase the book directly from The Ultimate Unofficial Dropbox Guide if you’re within the E.U I’ve been using Dropbox for the past 3 years. It came pre-installed with on my phone and being able to backup my photos automatically was quite useful. And, to be honest, until recently that’s all I used it […] … Read Article »

Websites

9 online cloud storage providers
January 26, 2015 By Katy Whitton

I was asked just before Christmas to review a book called “The Ultimate Drop Box Guide” which I’ll be reviewing on Wednesday, but based on that I’d thought I’d take a brief look at other online file storage systems and their pros and cons. Note: Each of the Storage Providers I looked at needed to […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Weekly Round-Up - Cowboy Lassoing Text
January 23, 2015 By Katy Whitton

Welcome to my round up of news I’ve come across during my travels around the internet this week that I think will make for some interesting reading for you over the weekend. 7 Email Habits You Need To Break – Fast Company Add these tips to my 10 tips for effective email use and you […] … Read Article »

Email

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January 19, 2015 By Katy Whitton

This week I thought we’d take a look at emails. I’ve written quite a bit in the past about email on this blog (it used to be a massive pet peeve of mine) but I thought we’d revisit it again as a few things have changed in terms of both technology and attitudes. In this […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Weekly Round-Up - Cowboy Lassoing Text
January 16, 2015 By Katy Whitton

Welcome to my weekly round-up, where I take a look at some links (past and present) that I think will be an interesting read over the weekend. 25 Time-Management Tips Every Young Professional Should Know – Business Insider There are some interesting points on this list. I particularly like the idea of keeping a “No […] … Read Article »

Productivity

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January 14, 2015 By Katy Whitton

Following on from my previous post about being productive with a simple calendar, today we’re going to take a look at different types of calendars and their benefits. Here I’ve tried to focus on calendars that are cross-platform (in other words you can use them on your desktop/browser, Android, iPhone). In most cases, unless otherwise […] … Read Article »

Productivity

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January 12, 2015 By Katy Whitton

Calendars date back thousands of years. In one way or another we’ve been tracking time and actions using what some may argue as an arbitrary system for centuries. Whether it’s an Egyptian papyrus or a Julian scroll, dates have been noted probably since we’ve had the ability to write. But, are we using this ancient […] … Read Article »