5 ways to screw up your talk
Dr. Mike Kaspari of Getting Things Done in Academia offers this humorous take on giving presentations — specifically, the things we do to screw them up, like going on and on and on and on… Applies not only to academic presentations, but to ANY kind.
Tags: presentation communication
17 Tips to Be Productive with Instant Messaging
Leo Baubuta at Web Worker Daily says the best way to be productive with Im is not to use IM. He has a point. But if you find you must use it, he offers 17 pieces of advice to make the most of chatting online.
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The Three Key Rules For Any Organizing System
OrganizeIT says that every system will succeed or fail based on how easy it is to input information, retrieve and use information, an delete it when it’s no longer needed.
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Tuesdayâs Tip: Effective Backups
A basic plan for making and keeping computer backups from Productivity501. Focuses on general principles rather than recommending specific tools.
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How to Learn From Mistakes
It’s no empty truism to say we learn most from the mistakes we make, but sometimes it’s hard to see how. Tejvan Pettinger at PickTheBrain guides you through the process of making the most of mistakes.
Tags: mistakes self-improvement advice