A free tool for planning your week

Also known as Getting. Shit. Done!

This is a weekly planner I’ve been using, from Scott Dinsmore’s site. (For those of you who don’t know Scott, he has an TED talk called How to find and do work you love, which is worth checking out if you’re having doubts about your current career path.)

Weekly Planner Toolweekly planner front cover

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Use your bad role models for good

I’ve banged on about it before, but I recently left a job I was extremely unhappy in. It was starting to make me depressed, miserable, and not fun to be around.

Don’t worry, this post ends on a positive! 🙂

Anyway, in this job, I had two managers. Let’s call them Christine and Prudence.

Christine and Prudence could be quite difficult to work with, and for. And that’s an understatement.Read More »

How to get your to-do list done

tea and biscuits

A guide for procrastinators, and for those yucky jobs

I am a terrible procrastinator. Or sorry, I should say I am a really GOOD procrastinator. “There’s always tomorrow!” is my lazy and misguided motto 🙂

In my previous jobs, there hasn’t really been much room for procrastinating – working on events means you’re normally working with up to fifty different people on various projects that could be happening tomorrow, next week, next month AND next year. It’s generally fast-paced, there’s lots going on, and you don’t have time to put things off (or they come back and bite you on the bum).Read More »