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Free Online Organisation Course
June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

HP are offering an online Course – “Get organised: managing time, space and paper” which looks quite promising As does “The Art of Networking” and an “Intro to XML“ … Read Article »

Business

Go with the flow or stand out from the crowd
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I received the following from a friend of mine last night and it got me thinking. (Darn it! Doing the “thinking” thing again). Take a look at the picture. You can be anyone but if you blend in with your environment and face the same way you’ll be safe. Alternatively you can stand out from […] … Read Article »

Motivation

Is Communication the key to a happy workforce?
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The short answer: Yes! Yes! Yes! Okay, that was a bit longer that I thought, but I can’t stress the importance of how communication affects morale, motivation and productivity. I don’t usually blog about my work any more as mainly I don’t have anything to gripe about (this is 50% to do with the company […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Create A Virtual Office
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Following on from a thought I had a while back about tying my bajillion (yes that is a number) email addresses together, Mark set me up with some stuff on his webserver which I must admit I’ve not looked into yet (apologies Mark but I’ve not been near my home PC for a week). But during […] … Read Article »

Productivity

DIY Planner 3 Released
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Version 3 of the DIY Planner has been released and the A5 version can be downloaded here. The forms have been tweaked quite a bit and look rather fetching. Enjoy! … Read Article »

Productivity

Mastering Email Underload – Can you be too goood?
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve written in the past about how email overload can affect usĀ and the pleasures of having an empty inbox. The theory is that if your inbox is too full you don’t want to handle anything that’s in it because of the sheer amount of items, let alone even fire up your email program. Okay, so […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Email On The Go
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been looking into getting a hosted Microsoft Exchange account so I can access my email anytime, any place anywhere. I already have webmail with my account but the interface is truly awful and half my contacts are in it. The company I was looking at has so far taken 3 days to (fail to) respond […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Use Technology. Get Less Done!
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Most U.S. workers say they feel rushed on the job, but they are getting less accomplished than a decade ago, according to newly released research. Workers completed two-thirds of their work in an average day last year, down from about three-quarters in a 1994 study, according to research conducted for Day-Timers […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Get through to a person
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Do you hate Voicemail? “Press 1 for… press 2 for…” Argh! Have a look at http://gethuman.com, there are some excellent hacks for getting straight through (http://gethuman.com/ in the UK) … Read Article »

Productivity News

Just A Thought
June 2, 2006 by Katy Whitton

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” George S Patton … Read Article »