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How to manage your To Do list

Are you busy? Feel busier than you did 12 months ago? Yeah, me too. And I expect you’ve tried several time management systems as well; and found many of them wanting. Ultimately we all need…


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Social Networking World Forum

I’m on a panel at the Social Networking World Forum on Tuesday – ‘Monitoring and measuring people talking about your company‘. Along with some other excellent speakers: Richard Jalichandra, CEO, Technorati Jack Teuber, Director, US…



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Top ten air travel essentials

Since I’ve been traveling a lot recently, I thought I’d share a few essentials: 1. Laptop privacy filter – if you plan to work in-flight, this screen guard will make sure your neighbor can’t read…



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What does your desktop say about you?

Given I normally have too many applications running, it says that I’m probably trying to do too many things at once (productivity red flag). Looking at the number of documents stored directly on my machine,…


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At LEWIS PR for 13 years

Today I celebrate thirteen full years at my agency, LEWIS PR. No joke. When I joined there were ten people. Three of those are still with the firm (Chris Lewis, Ilona Hitel and Andy Oliver,…


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The time of your life

You may not realize it, but this is the time of your life. Deep in the depths of the darkest recession I hope we will all face in our lifetimes, you will discover your true…


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The big O – organized

But it’s important to wage war on that stuff – the piles of mags you haven’t read, the freebie crapola you were given at a show, all those conference passes, that folder of reference information, and… the filing. … But it is important to acknowledge that ‘being organized’ doesn’t stop at having an updated To Do list, or even a tidy desk – it needs to extend to other aspects of your life to produce a sense of control and calm.