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Motivation

5 Lessons Managers Can Learn From Running A Pool Team

5 Lessons Managers Can Learn From Running A Pool Team

August 9, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Okay, a slightly strange topic – and tangent – for me I know bt I’ve been thinking about this for a while now (no wonder my head hurts!) and I actually think that the lessons I’ve learned whilst running one of my local pool teams – Yes, they let ME be a captain, the fools!! […] … Read Article »

Business

UK National Holidays – are we getting a bad deal?

UK National Holidays – are we getting a bad deal?

August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There was no post from me yesterday as it was a Bank Holiday here in the UK, which got me to thinking – how do we fare in terms of holidays compared to the rest of Europe/The World? I was all prepen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_holidayared to say how hard-done-by we are but the research I did was quite […] … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

7 Habits [2008] : Habit 6 Synergise

7 Habits: Habit 6 – Synergise

August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Essentially having a synergistic relationship with someone is to use the previous 5 Habits Of Highly Effective People to form a bond with them, that way you are able to achieve Win/Win situations with little effort and use the relationship to your advantage. … Read Article »

Psychology & Communication

10 Practical uses for Psychology

10 Practical uses for Psychology

August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I’ve written before about Psychology and its various uses such as how to spot a liar but the Psyblog takes it a step further and looks at “10 practical uses for pychological research in everyday life“. The article looks at 10 “common” uses for psychology including: How to spot lies How to make your smile […] … Read Article »

Well Being

Taking Control of Work/Life Balance

Taking Control of Work/Life Balance

August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

CIO.Com has an interesting interview with leadership consultant and psychologist Henry Cloud on the importance of a good work/life balance. Cloud notes that work life balance never used to be a problem because the personal and the professional were two separate spheres. But that’s no longer the case. Our identities are increasingly tied up in […] … Read Article »

Business

Jargon Warning – it may be heading to your office soon!

Jargon Warning – it may be heading to your office soon!

August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

It’s summer, your boss has just returned from holiday and all of a sudden all of this new jargon and buzzwords fill the office. The reason? Your boss has been reading management books on his holiday! The BBC has an interesting article  on some of the new jargon that could be heading our way – […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Get 100 Dollars off Office 2.0 registration

Get 100 Dollars off Office 2.0 registration

August 8, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I was contacted by Ismael Ghalimi recently. He’s the producer of the Office 2.0 Conference and wondered if I’d like to give you, my lovely readersa $100 discount on registration for the conference. Of course, I jumped at the chance! David Allen will be opening the Office 2.0 Conference (September 3rd – 5th in San […] … Read Article »

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