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Rise of the Chief Dyslexic Officer &#...

Rise of the Chief Dyslexic Officer – 15 June 2017

I am very pleased to have been asked to speak about the rise of the “Chief Dyslexic Officer” at this BDA event in June.  Also speaking will be individuals from Microsoft, the BBC, Exceptional People, ACAS and the BDA.  Please do consider joining us… and if you have any questions, do get in touch with either me, […]

Inbox epiphany – dyslexics and ...

Inbox epiphany – dyslexics and email

I’ve been using email since about 1990. In fact, I introduced it to the company I worked for at that time. You’d have thought that, with all that practice, I’d have got it right by now… but sadly not so! However, I have recently found a new way to handle it, which is working far […]

Seriously, I have to fill in a timesh...

Most professional services organisations use time sheets in one firm or another, to capture details of the time that our people spend on client work for example. This normally involves the weekly capture of hours worked on individual client projects as well as non chargeable activity like training or business development. Many dyslexics find time […]

Making my diary work…

Making my diary work…

This is the second of two posts on diary and calendar management.  The first post sets out the key issues and this one describes some of my solutions.  Almost all of what I have written below could be as applicable to someone without dyslexia as someone with the condition.  So if you are not dyslexic […]

Calendar management… “Sor...

Calendar management… “Sorry, what meeting?”

I have a feeling that I’ll be writing about calendars quite a lot. I have huge problems being in the right place at the right time and, despite having a PA, I seem to spend a disproportionate amount of effort grappling with my “special” relationship with time. What do I mean? I understand time best […]

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