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Flipping Heck! Learning To Be Productive One Day At A Time

Blogging & Business

Email scrabble tiles
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

Companies' principal worries about email use are that employees could be breaking financial disclosure or corporate governance rules, could be leaking intellectual property or trade secrets, could be leaking sensitive memos or could be breaching privacy regulations. … Read Article »

Business

Person holding dollar bills
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

Companies need to understand that rewards and recognition do not necessarily mean cash (which in this troubled financial time they can little afford) it could be something simple as a free lunch for the team that worked on the project, time off in lieu … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

7 Habits [2008] : Habit 3 Put first things first
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

Habit 3 looks at Covey's four quadrants of urgency. We may perceive things to be urgent but are they really? We can use some of the techniques in this post to figure out what items are really worth doing. Once we've figured out what's … Read Article »

Motivation

Morning Cappuchino
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

Studies indicate that people are more productive during the morning hours than at any other point during the day. It can be difficult for people unaccustomed to being wide awake before noon to make the transition to being a morning person. In fact, the … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

7 Habits [2008] : Habit 2 Start with the end in mind
August 6, 2008 By Katy Whitton

In Habit 2 we discover the importance of knowing what we want the outcomes of our interactions with others to be. There is no point investing time and emotional energy if we don't know what we want to get out of the situation. … Read Article »

Productivity News

David Allen Collection
August 5, 2008 By Katy Whitton

David Allen has just announced the launch of the David Allen Collection, a range of "Beautiful Leather Desk Accessories Designed by David Allen and manufactured by Fedon of Italy!". Sounds too good to be true right? Well, you know what they say "If it … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

Personality Test
August 5, 2008 By Katy Whitton

Every now and again I re-take The Myers-Briggs test to keep an track on how I'm doing personality-wise. When I first took the test back in 2006 I was classed as ISFJ, when I re-took it in 2007 I was ENTJ and just over … Read Article »

Life Hacks

Fractal cupboards
August 5, 2008 By Katy Whitton

Fractal 23 is a playful modular drawer system which can be opened from four sides. Each compartment requires a consideration of “what to store”. … Read Article »