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How to wake-up

How to wake-up

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

This is a popular subject at the moment at various sites I visit. Lifehacker has posted an article called “Alarm Clock Hacks help you wake up better“. “Put one alarm clock on your night stand, the other across the room. Set the clocks to be as close to the same time as possible… I set … one […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Mastering Email Overload

Mastering Email Overload

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

A couple of years ago the problem with email is that 90% of the messages received were Spam and there was very little we could do about it. Modern technologies now allow us to filter messages before, and after, they hit our inbox dramitically reducing the amount of rubbish that we have to wade through […] … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Webmaster Resources

Webmaster Resources

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Below are a list of resources I’ve found that may be useful for the budding webmaster/blog writer. More to be added soon. Create a favIcon for your site Create a favIcon to replace the default one (which can be found next to the http in the address bar) for free with no software required. Button […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Managing Tasks in Outlook

Managing Tasks in Outlook

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

This is a basic overview of viewing tasks and setting your view criteria. The following is based on Outlook 2002 and should allow you to be more “GTD”-like in your task processes To Add A new Task Category In task view, double click on any existing task to open the edit window. At the bottom […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Improving Outlook with a custom dashboard

Improving Outlook with a custom dashboard

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

One of the features of Outlook I have just discovered is the ability to use a custom dashboard page in the Outlook Today screen. As I’m only running the pants Outlook 2002 at work there was no way of decently viewing tasks, inbox, calendar etc. in a nice format within the program or the supplied […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Organising And Managing Your DVD Collection

Organising and Managing your DVD collection

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Do you have piles of DVDs stuck in random corners all over your house? Can you find the DVD you're really in the mood to watch quickly or do you give up and watch whatever's already in the DVD player? This article gives you some simple ways to organise your collection and track what you own and watch … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Stuff for bloggers

Stuff for bloggers

May 9, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I know most people probably have heard of this but I thought I’d post it anyway. Google have rolled out their blog search engine which can be found at http://blogsearch.google.com. There is also an interesting article on the BBC website about “Blogging without Censorship“. There has been a guide published which tells people how to […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Getting Things Done (Finally)

Getting Things Done (Finally)

May 9, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I have seen a lot of netizens talking recently about using Google Gmail to run their GTD systems which is all well and good if you can get a Gmail account. Living in the UK I can’t get the access/invitation code sent to my Mobile and I don’t know anyone with an account for them to send […] … Read Article »

Productivity

What Is Getting Things Done

What is GTD?

May 9, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Getting Things Done has been developed by David Allen  as “A Work-Life Management System… that transforms personal overwhelm and overload into an integrated system of stress-free productivity”. Sounds a bit pompous doesn’t it? Put in my terms basically what it does is it allows me to organise and process projects/tasks in a set manner, it’s helped […] … Read Article »

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Famous, yeay!

Famous, yeay!

April 2, 2004 by Katy Whitton

Well the article is out, I have to find a way to get it up on the net though as the PDF is currently 1.5meg. I think I have something at home I can use but I’m not sure… Anyway, yeay for me – and they chose my idea as the best solution as well! […] … Read Article »

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