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Ten Tips For Effective Email Use

January 19, 2015 by Katy Whitton

This week I thought we’d take a look at emails. I’ve written quite a bit in the past about email on this blog (it used to be a massive pet peeve of mine) but I thought we’d revisit it again as a few things have changed in terms of both technology and attitudes. In this […] … Read Article »

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Weekly Round up #3 – Loud and Proud, Butterflies and Napping On The Job!

January 16, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Welcome to my weekly round-up, where I take a look at some links (past and present) that I think will be an interesting read over the weekend. 25 Time-Management Tips Every Young Professional Should Know – Business Insider There are some interesting points on this list. I particularly like the idea of keeping a “No […] … Read Article »

Productivity

5 Cross Platform Calendars For Maximum Productivity

January 14, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Following on from my previous post about being productive with a simple calendar, today we’re going to take a look at different types of calendars and their benefits. Here I’ve tried to focus on calendars that are cross-platform (in other words you can use them on your desktop/browser, Android, iPhone). In most cases, unless otherwise […] … Read Article »

Productivity

How to be productive with a simple calendar

January 12, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Calendars date back thousands of years. In one way or another we’ve been tracking time and actions using what some may argue as an arbitrary system for centuries. Whether it’s an Egyptian papyrus or a Julian scroll, dates have been noted probably since we’ve had the ability to write. But, are we using this ancient […] … Read Article »

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Weekly Round-Up #2 – T-Shirts, Email and something to do with tomatoes?

January 9, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Welcome to the round-up of links I’ve found interesting this week on the interweb. In this issue, we teach you to adult 25 Tutorials To Teach You To Fold Things Like An Actual Adult – Buzzfeed Whoever invented fitted sheets needs to be both congratulated and smacked upside the head. How can something so easy to use […] … Read Article »

Apps

Review: Coach.me Instant Coaching

January 7, 2015 by Katy Whitton

I was approached a couple  of months back and asked to look at an App called “Lift” – Now called Coach.me –  which is a community based motivation and coaching tool. The idea behind Coach.me is that you choose a goal (or goals) that you wish to complete, get better at or just do and […] … Read Article »

Life Hacks

Always have a disaster recovery plan

Always have a disaster recovery plan

January 5, 2015 by Katy Whitton

So, over the holidays I was left without access to the Internet or landline phone for 10 days. This is not fun when you’re trying to run a blog from home, or keep in contact with family and friends over Christmas. It also doesn’t help that the majority of tools you need to diagnose or […] … Read Article »

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Weekly Round Up #1 – Email, Home Hacks and Ataris

January 3, 2015 by Katy Whitton

Here’s the first weekly round up of productivity, motivation and app news for you to peruse over the weekend. Enjoy! Some tips for completing resolutions – Guampdn.com Here are some handy tips for those of you who have made some resolutions this year. Personally, I don’t make resolutions at New Year, I find a time […] … Read Article »

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Top 10 Posts of 2014

January 1, 2015 by Katy Whitton

This website contains affiliate links. Purchasing items through these links won’t cost you anything but they will help me make a small amount of commission to help run my site. These links are marked with a * As we start the new year, I’d like to take this opportunity to take a look back over […] … Read Article »

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A Look back at 2014 and a look forward to 2015

A Look back at 2014 and a look forward to 2015

December 30, 2014 by Katy Whitton

It occurs to me that some of you may have stumbled across this blog recently, or rediscovered that it’s started up again out of the blue so I thought I’d give you all an explanation of what’s been going on the past 6 years. In 2008 I had a small accident that cause me a […] … Read Article »

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