Calendar management… “Sorry, what meetin

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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Mindmaps are the answer… what’s the ques

Mindmaps are the answer… what’s the question?

From within about an hour of installing a mind-mapping application on my laptop, I was a convert… possibly even an evangelist. Far above all of the “assistive technology” available for dyslexics, this has so far been the one that has impacted my everyday life the most. To be honest, you don’t need to be dyslexic […]

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The problem with voicemail!

The problem with voicemail!

Like many professionals I spend a lot of time in meetings, on the phone and traveling and as a result, I receive a lot of inbound phone calls that end up with the caller having to leave a message.  I’m very happy to be receiving phone calls rather than emails. However, phone messages often including […]

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Making email manageable

Making email manageable

Following on from my earlier post regarding the difficulties of managing email for dyslexic professionals, I discuss below some of the techniques that I use.  Most of them revolve around three principles: I can’t read everything… so I need to make sure that I read the things that matter.  Secondly, I need to get things […]

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