Journal

Everything labelled Productivity

Feeling good about unfinished things

For as long as I can remember, I’ve entertained myself with creative hobbies. I’ve started hundreds of different projects but rarely finished them. Failing to complete a project has often left me frustrated and demotivated. But maybe it’s not the finishing that matters?

Feeling good about unfinished things

How to Twitter responsibly

Twitter is great way of sharing information, but the way some of that information is shared is more damaging than useful. How can you improve your Twitter behaviour to make sure you give real value to your followers and don’t annoy them?

How to Twitter responsibly

Finding Value in Twitter

Twitter is a micro-blogging application that allows you to share, in real-time, pretty much anything you like. Want to share an article of interest? “Tweet” it through the app and it’s out there for all to see. Sounds fun, but is it valuable?

Finding Value in Twitter

Managing Email: Inbox Zero

Managing email can be a time consuming and soul destroying task, particularly if you receive a lot of it every day. I’ve never been great at this and have wanted to improve it for ages.

Managing Email: Inbox Zero

A look back at 2007

I overdosed on blogs this week and noticed that everyone is summarising their 2007. Here’s mine.

A look back at 2007

The Ambiguity of Freelancing

When you meet someone new, one of you will ask the question “What do you do?” If I’m feeling comfortable and honest, the response is simple: I fart, sleep, tell awful jokes and make bad puns. But of course this is not the polite, expected answer.

The Ambiguity of Freelancing