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Motivation

Frustrated at work? Read on
June 3, 2006 By Katy Whitton

Communication Nation has an excellent post on dealing with frustration at work. Which is quite appropriate as I’ve had 3 people “doing a letter c” on me this week. You’re frustrated. Somebody, somewhere in your organization has done something that made you mad. They … Read Article »

Business

Christopher's Meeting Guidelines
June 3, 2006 By Katy Whitton

Off the back of my last post, Christopher Hawkins has some interesting Guidelines regarding meetings, here’s my favourite: Christopher’s Meeting Guideline #3: No chairs. This one drives people crazy. I can hear you already – “No chairs?!? Have you lost your mind?!? What about … Read Article »

Business

What's your hourly rate
June 3, 2006 By Katy Whitton

There’s an interesting article over on About.com on how to calculate your hourly freelance rate. I think I want to buy too much stuff….   … Read Article »

Productivity News

Nekked!
June 3, 2006 By Katy Whitton

A third of Brits make phone calls while stark bollock naked, according to research from the Post Office, with four in ten blokes and three in ten lasses letting it all hang out while chatting on the blower. Saucy! Read more at The Register … Read Article »

Computer & Software Tips

What Is That File?
June 3, 2006 By Katy Whitton

Ever looked at your task manager and wonder what all those dodgy looking files and service that were running are? Now you can find out. Head on Over to What Is That File, start typing and it’ll start giving you suggestions in that Web2.0 … Read Article »

Business

How to cope with a backstabber
June 3, 2006 By Katy Whitton

There’s an interesting post by Bob Lewis over at Advice Line about how to cope with Office Backstabbers. I don’t know of a more challenging situation than being on the wrong end of an adept corporate backstabber. I checked my favorite reference for this … Read Article »

Business

Are meetings worth it?
June 3, 2006 By Katy Whitton

There is an interesting post over at Working Smarter regarding meetings and whether they’re of any business benefit or not. I already know my answer! …a recent survey found that an average employee spends 5.6 hours in meetings each week.  Throw in prep time and wrapup … Read Article »

Productivity

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 »