Tag: time management

01 Oct 2008
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Remote working using Wi-fi

I’ve just returned from a short holiday in the Devon countryside. Living in London I tend to lust after the peace and quiet of remote countryside. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to be quite as ‘remote’ from my work as I’d hoped. I hadn’t quite managed to complete all of my translation jobs before going away, […]

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15 Jul 2008
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Is ‘text speak’ really so bad?

Linguistic doom-mongers frequently lament the demise of the English language, complaining that standards are just not what they used to be, that kids these days simply don’t have a grasp of how to use language correctly, lack creativity, etc., etc. Human nature appears to have a natural tendency to assume that things gradually get worse, […]

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08 Jul 2008
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Crackberries – is that the device or the user?

I’ve had a Blackberry for about 6 months now and it has changed my life. No joke. It has changed my life, but in ways that have been surprising. The amazing ease of viewing emails which appear instantaneously on its screen like text messages is notoriously mesmerizing and hard to ignore, but has allowed me […]

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21 Apr 2008
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Tackling two jobs

Since leaving my office job two months ago my working life has seen many changes. Far from being the ‘easy life’ working from home, I’ve found myself busier, more stressed, and more productive than ever before. In the early stages of freelancing there’s a lot for me to learn, and what a steep learning curve […]

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23 Nov 2007
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On the subject of procrastination…..

Glad to see this post on Bootstrapper with tips on taming the procrastination ‘beast’ and just flipping well getting on with it. I shall be reading it and paying close attention…. In particular, the ‘mee timer’ is a neat little tool which will track the percentage of time you waste every day…just don’t waste too […]

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19 Nov 2007
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There’s a whole world out there…

Over the past couple of months my life has mostly been like the above. The reason? I’ve been doing a Teaching English as a Foreign Language course at Saint George International and oh what a busy time it’s been. Anyone who has done one of these courses will know just how crazily intensive they can […]

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