Category Archives: Productivity

In praise of the not so Smart Phone

I recently found a nearly iPhone on the beach just short of an incoming tideĀ (see recent post), and it got me thinking. You would not wear your beach clothes in the office so why would you take your iPhone/workphone on … Continue reading

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John Maeda: How art, technology and design inform creative leaders

John Maeda, delivers a funny talk that includes a computer made of people some entertaining software and spans a lifetime of work in art, design and technology. He concludes with an interesting picture of creative leadership in the future. Related … Continue reading

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Pivot Tables in Google Docs

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Use Google Tasks as a handy to-do list.

For productivity this is a great tool. Add new items to your tasks list by clicking “Gmail” and then “Tasks” on the top left of your screen You can convert emails into tasks by clicking the More menu and selecting … Continue reading

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How to minimise spam in your Gmail account.

When you report an email as spam, Google’s system quickly learns to start blocking similar messages. The more spam the community marks, the smarter their system becomes. If you see a spam message, click “Report Spam” to assist Google and … Continue reading

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Free Office Suites

Do you need an Office Suite but can’t afford Microsoft Office product? Well you could try one of these products: Zoho Zoho offers an unrivalled range of products for small companies. The core applications consist of a spreadsheet, word processor … Continue reading

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How to Find Yourself on LinkedIn

A simple audit to find if your LinkedIn profile works. You can try it as follows: Go to the peoples tab and hit advanced search. Now enter a keyword or keywords associated with your targeted position. e.g. customer service manager … Continue reading

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