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Time Management - Categories, Activities and Contexts

Time manangement is one of those things I return to from time to time. We're always being told that we need to be more efficient with our time ⏱. It's a limited resource and we need to maximise it. The problem is I've never found a system that works for me.

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Chasing Rabbits ...

Sometimes you have to make hard decisions so you can concentrate on what's important, no matter how tempting the other rabbits are.

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The hidden menace of the passive-aggressive practitioner

So you hate a particular group of people and you really want to vent against them, but you know people won't tolerate such behaviour and anyway there are these inconvenient things called anti-hate laws (in the U.K. the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006), so how do you do

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Don't pre-judge, and always give people a change to explain.

A friend posted a link to this on Facebook Father Takes Controversial Picture With Sick Baby In The Shower. The gist of it is that a mother took a picture of her sick child being held in the shower by her husband. People criticised it for the nudity without understanding

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Should I stay, or should I go …

… or 60 seconds to change how you think about the referendum on the 23rd You will hear any number of predictions on what will happen if we vote to leave the EU on the 23rd. Whether they are good or bad depends on who you listen to. Should I stay,

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UK Knife Law - Pocket Knives, Locking Knives and Multi-tools

Is it legal to carry a multi-tool in public in the UK? That depends if it has a locking knife blade or not. We explain the law in detail.

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Multi-tasking, the hidden cost of interruptions and context switching

We've all been there - you're working on something and there's an interruption. You have stop what your doing, deal with the interruption, and then try pick up what you were doing before. It feels tough, but just how harmful are these interruptions? Context Switching Interestingly a lot of our

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A Lasting Effect

How Our Childhood Can Shape Our Adult Attitudes The values and environment a growing child sees around them can shape their attitudes for the rest of their lives. Should we be paying more attention to these critical times? There was an article in the Huffington Post today about the lasting

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Apple App Store & 'No, you can't.'

In case you hadn't realised it the point of this post is that you can't. Can't what? Well there are many things you can't do. Avoid income tax, stop toast landing buttered side down and, if your an Apple app developer, offer your loyal customers an upgrade path when you

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Did you really mean it that way?

The line between success and failure can be very thin. Sometimes it's very easy to communicate a completely different idea to the one you intended. I'm sure I'm not wired the right way for some advertising. I keep seeing adverts that go the wrong way, at least for me. The

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Love comes in many shapes and colours …

Love comes in many shapes and colours - all of them beautiful :-) Love Is Colorful: Paint Ads Show That Love Comes In All Shapes And Colors

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Does the word define the behavior …

Can you alter someone's behaviour by changing the definition of a word? I started to wonder about this after I read an article in this morning's Metro newspaper - "A staycation? It may costa packet" It basically says that it may be cheaper to have a holiday abraod,