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Archive for December 2007

December 31st, 2007

Downloadables: RocketDock

Is launching programs in Windows a pain in the neck for you?  I bet it is! That’s why there’s Rocket Dock, the single greatest piece of software.  Ever. (Says their website.)
From the RocketDock website:
RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access […]

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December 29th, 2007

Video Demo: Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done or GTD is David Allen’s system for personal productivity. I gave away a free copy of the audio book in a contest before. Here’s a summary of the book:

This video shows how you can create your own GTD notebook easily and more economically in lieu of the folders and […]

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December 28th, 2007

Tomorrow’s the Deadline for the New Year’s Resolution Contest!

If you haven’t entered yet, you can click here to find out more about it.
Contest ends December 29, 11:59PM MST.
Join now!
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December 28th, 2007

Pimping Bookmarks: Dealing with the boss

Your boss could be like your best friend or your worst enemy.  Here are some articles that will help you survive any relationship turmoils with your boss:
A 6 Step Guide on How to Earn the Love of Your Boss
Top 7 Ways to Make Your Boss Hate You
How to Suck Up without Looking Like You’re Sucking […]

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December 27th, 2007

Cartoon Thursdays: Reducing stress

From Carol Simpson Productions’ workplace cartoons.
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December 26th, 2007

Gadget Wednesdays: Mobile Notetaker

Here’s a scenario: you need to take down some important notes, but you don’t have a computer around. Or, you know, you’re just more comfortable with a pen and a pad of paper. Isn’t it tiresome to have to type the entire thing all over again just to get down digitally? Not […]

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December 24th, 2007

Downloadables: Reminder Cube

for this week’s Downloadables, we’re featuring Reminder Cube - a feature-rich desktop calendar.
Here’s a brief summary from FreeDownloadaDay.com
Along with the standard ability to enter and edit appointments, you can also track longer-term projects with a searchable task list. A special “all day” window allows you to make notes that don’t apply to a specific task […]

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December 23rd, 2007

New Year’s Resolutions Contest: 6 Days to Go

What? You haven’t entered the Pimp Your Work contest yet? But it’s almost the 29th!  Plus, the prizes will help you get organized, remove clutter from your life, and make you get things done faster.  Click here for the mechanics of the game.
Tags: audio-book, Contest, David-Allen, ebook, ebooks, getting-things-done, GTD, PDFShare This

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December 22nd, 2007

Video Demo: Make MS Office 2007 Documents Open in Earlier Software Versions

The annoying thing about MS Office 2007 is that it saves files in a completely different format from earlier versions of office programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. So if you create a document at work on your MS Word 2007, you can’t open it properly at home on your MS Word 2003.
This […]

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December 21st, 2007

Pimping Bookmarks: The job hunt

Whether you’re fresh out of college or you’re looking to switch jobs, here are some handy articles that will help you get through the job hunt as painlessly as possible.
How to budget for a job hunt This is something that only a few people do, thinking they can easily get a job after they graduate.  […]

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