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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 … Read Article »

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The word hello written in coloured icing
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 … Read Article »

Productivity

Person sitting reading emails
August 7, 2008 By Katy Whitton

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 with emails all begging for your attention. I've written before about how I manage to keep … Read Article »

Motivation

Senior Engineer
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 … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

7 Habits [2008] : Habit 4 Think Win/Win
August 7, 2008 By Katy Whitton

Habit 4 of Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is all about achieving a mutually acceptable compromise with the person you're dealing with so you both feel that you have achieved your ideal outcome. … Read Article »

Productivity News

Gmail Icon
August 7, 2008 By Katy Whitton

I've written before that I'm having issues with using Gmail over IMAP with Entourage and judging from the comments I'm not the only one (can't link to the commenter as they didn't leave a URL!) and now I'm having issues with the regular GMail … Read Article »

Business

How to make your manager love you
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

There's an interesting post over at US News, written by Alison Green, called "10 ways to make your boss love you" and whilst it is written in a "Corporate Speak" style (Green is a manager herself so I guess you can't blame her!), there … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

7 Habits [2008] : The Public Victory Phase
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

In the 7 Habits, the Public Victory Phase is were we take a look back at the first few habits that asked us to examine ourselves and then think about how we can use those habits to start interacting with others. … Read Article »

Motivation

Black and white alarm clock
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

An article at CNN.com discusses the "10 best excuses for coming to work late": More than 27 percent of hiring managers say they are skeptical of employees' excuses for showing up late. It turns out their doubt is warranted: 24 percent of all employees decide … Read Article »