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Archive for January 2008

January 31st, 2008

Cartoon Thursdays: Marketing Dork

From Gaping Void 
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January 28th, 2008

Cool Tools: Basecamp

Whenever you are doing collaborative work, it is important that every player communicates with each other. To do that, you can simply email each other. Or you can use Basecamp.
Basecamp has improving communications between team members, making it easier to collaborate on a single project. Easy to setup, simple to use and very flexible, […]

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January 27th, 2008

Why Most People End Up Hating Their Job

Pinny Cohen sent in this interesting article via email today about why most people end up hating their job. Here is the key point:
Most jobs nowadays are too specialized and specific. This means that there’s often a lack of variety in one’s job.
Does your job provide you with a lot of variety? If […]

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January 26th, 2008

Video Demo: Vista Tip on Speech Recognition

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January 24th, 2008

Warning: Office Life May Be Killling You

Some people have their dream jobs.
Unfortunately, you might not be one of those people. You might be content with what you have or you may be slowly withering away in that cubicle without knowing it. Below is a compilation of symptoms that can help you tell the difference between “I’m going to […]

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January 24th, 2008

Cartoon Thursdays: Open Plan Office

From Sangrea.net
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January 23rd, 2008

What gadget is a waste of company funds? Hint: It’s not a spaceship.

Now, normally I feature gadgets that are cool, practical, on my wishlist, or all of the above.  This week’s gadget is a first: I think it’s a waste of company funds.  True, it’s more for those who want to impress, astound, and make the competition green with envy, but if that’s important to you, then […]

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January 22nd, 2008

How to stop office bullies, the bloodless way

Remember that big kid who would stomp on your sandcastles when you were 5 years old? Guess what, he graduated and moved into your office. Quite possibly next to your own cubicle. However, unlike sandbox politics, you can’t just cry and hope that your preschool teacher notices you. Here are some […]

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January 21st, 2008

Downloadables: OpenProj

Project management can be a tough gig, but, with the right organizing tools, you can be quite productive.  OpenProj is one of those tools.
From the website:
OpenProj is a free, open source desktop alternative to Microsoft Project. OpenProj has been downloaded over 175,000 times in the first weeks since it was released and has quickly become […]

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January 19th, 2008

Video Demo: Use Excel to compute how you can be a millionaire

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