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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 »

Productivity

Weekly Review Mindmap/Graphical version
June 2, 2006 By Katy Whitton

Gary Slinger’s put up an excellent example of a Weekly Review mindmap which has really clarified to me what you should be looking for when you complete your review. I think I might go and make myself one of those… oooh, pretty … Read Article »

Coding

Inspire your readers – use motivating design
June 1, 2006 By Katy Whitton

The dictionary defines motivation as: To provide with an incentive; move to action; impel. When someone enters your website, it takes less than 1/20th of a second to decide whether or not they find your website visually appealing or not. This is quite a … Read Article »

Career Development

Dress Smarter: Work Smarter
June 1, 2006 By Katy Whitton

Do you work better having a pyjama day or a smartly dressed day? I think it's probably subjective but I try to explain the benefits of dressing smartly (even in a home office) … Read Article »

Motivation

Motivate Yourself – Use the 'Fear Factor'
June 1, 2006 By Katy Whitton

I’ve been wandering around the internet for the past couple of hours looking at various motivational websites – quite a few of which were quite uninspiring (surely if you want to motivate people the design of your site itself should be motivating – or … Read Article »

Productivity News

Open For Business
June 1, 2006 By Katy Whitton

I’ve had enough of the Chitika eMini Malls, they’re not paying their way and they are slowing the load time of this site down something chronic so over the next week or so they will be disappearing. Because I need to pay for my … Read Article »

Productivity

Get people re-involved: Change the format
June 1, 2006 By Katy Whitton

I started thinking about this post last night in the middle of a pub quiz. One of my local pubs runs a quiz every two weeks. There’s never a set quiz master, to keep it fresh quiz regulars take it in turns to write … Read Article »

Productivity

David Allen PodCast
June 1, 2006 By Katy Whitton

Over at the Podcast Network, the Cranky Middle Manager Show has run a good interview with David Allen on various aspects of GTD. It’s well worth a listen and certainly cleared up a couple of queries I had about projects. I know I’m technically … Read Article »