7 common time wasters

by Lee Hopkins on August 12, 2009

in lifehack,reviews,tools

Here’s seven common time wasters that he says writers (and I say everybody) should avoid. 1. Excessive blogging

@Shel Holtz, has written a cracker of a post about how to use social media to actually SAVE time at work

Most things we do are on a need to know basis. If you have not completed step number two, you do not need to know what step number three is

No matter what you do, when you do it, someone will take a video of it with their cell phone.

Movember update

by Lee Hopkins on November 14, 2008 · 8 comments

in customer service,ethics,lifehack

If you don’t cough up more dosh then I will NOT shave it off!! AND I’ll come to your office or home late at night and knock on your door. Do you really want to see something like this scary ol’ geezer turn up at 11 at night?

I got dem new mobile phone confusion blues

by Lee Hopkins on October 26, 2008 · 2 comments

in lifehack,tools

What to do, what to do… My beloved hiptop3 is on its final legs; the blue roller button doesn’t work as an ‘enter’ key anymore, so it is just one more key-press to get things to send, receive, move around the phone, etc. The inbuilt camera and the web browser have always been lousy, so […]

10 office features you should know about

by Lee Hopkins on October 10, 2008 · 3 comments

in lifehack,tools

Courtesy of the Crabby Office Lady (who’s name I like to think is ‘Grizelda’), comes ten great insider clues to using Office more effectively. My two favs: Feature #5: I know what I mean: AutoCorrect I type "Crabby Office Lady" a lot; all day long, in fact. But since I’ve created an AutoCorrect entry for […]

Apologies for my silence

by Lee Hopkins on August 5, 2008 · 6 comments

in lifehack,miscellaneous

I’ve been absolutely hammered: first by workload, then by a head cold that makes a ‘man cold’ look like something other people get. But I’m back on track now… promising you that posting will be more regular from now on as I once again grapple with getting myself more organised, courtesy of GTD and 43 […]

New GTD whitepaper for Outlook 2007

by Lee Hopkins on July 17, 2008 · 2 comments

in lifehack,tools

The team at David Allen & Co have written a whitepaper on how to get the best out of Outlook 2007 with the GTD philosophy in mind. The cost is only US$10. The whitepaper covers: Using Outlook Tasks as an action list manager Making your lists portable Using the Calendar as a critical foundation for […]

This has been bugging me for months, but it was only today that I actually googled it. Voila! Now I just have to practice to get mine looking this good: Fold A Fitted Sheet With Perfectly Squared Corners – The most amazing bloopers are here Technorati Tags: how to fold a fitted sheet, soho, domesticity, […]