Category Archives: Life Hack

making a standing desk at work

I am generally a¬†fidgety¬†person with a fairly short attention span. One of the things I really struggle with is sitting at my desk for hours on end writing lectures, marking, emailing and other computer based activities. I find myself wanting … Continue reading

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David Allen’s Two Minute Rule

In this post about managing connectivity, I wrote about the ‘2 minute rule’. It’s from David Allen whose productivity approach – Getting Things Done (GTD) – I find very useful. Its how I process my emails. At times, I also … Continue reading

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Managing Emails

The activity which uses up most of my energy and time during my work day is managing emails. In terms of time-management, its the one where I can rationalise having to spend time now and not feel like I am … Continue reading

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Managing Connectivity

As we move more aggressively into the network society, increasing our use of digital technology to manage our relationships, the issue of how we manage our connectivity is an important one to resolve. For me, the main issue is one … Continue reading

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