Are you a fan of David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) method, but struggle with some of the details of implementation? That’s always been my problem. The theory makes perfect sense… but then the real world gets in the way and things get complicated. Continue reading
Write the Docs EU, or Kay goes to a tech writing conference
I wanted to go to Budapest for the thermal baths, goulash, Hungarian wine and a cheap connecting flight to Eindhoven. What I got was a fantastic conference where I met a bunch of new and interesting people and actually learned quite a bit, despite NOT being a technical writer. Continue reading
Are you an accidental creative?
More than just artistic talent, creativity (like laziness) leads to innovation and is a necessary skill for entrepreneurs. Are you an accidental creative? Continue reading
Incentive ticketing: Scotch on the Rocks Conference 2014
Scotch on the Rocks was a really interesting and fun conference last year, and this year they are doing something a little bit different… Continue reading
What is the 40 hour week lifestyle actually doing to you?
The essay Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed by David Cain highlights some uncomfortable truths about why the system wants to keep you chained to your desk. Continue reading
Speaking at Scotch on the Rocks
What does Edinburgh have in June, other than single malt scotch, haggis and kilts? An awesome developer conference called Scotch on the Rocks, and this year I’ll be speaking there. Continue reading
Stop being busy
I read through ‘The Busy Trap’, nodding sagely in agreement, until I realised I too have inadvertently fallen into a ‘busy trap’ of sorts. Continue reading
Bill Gates, superhero: the infographic
Bill Gates is better than Batman. Ignoring the fact that Batman doesn’t exist, it’s true – and here’s the infographic to prove it. Continue reading