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Save Your Workday

February 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough You gotta figure the good people at Lifehacker have seen about every trick in the book. They just celebrated their 3 year anniversary, and over that time they’ve published hacks for everything from being more productive to making a DYI energy-free refrigerator. I guess they’re starting a top 10s series, and […]

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Tags: Productivity · Working Hard · WorkLife

Office Hack: Confidential Network Printing

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Richard Rinyai of TheProfessionalAssistant.net. Do you have confidential documents that you need to send to your network printer? Do you not want to run back and forth between your desk and the printer to make sure that no one can see what you […]

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Tags: Computers Work 4 U · Workplace Gizmos

My Readers Iz Smarter Than Me- Mac Edition

February 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Another personal post here. I’m giving a bit of thought to making that metaphysical/religious conversion over to a Mac for one of my main computers. My problem is this: I exist in a business that is absolutely tied 100% to the Microsoft Office world. So my question, dear readers, is as […]

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Tags: Computers Work 4 U

Just Say No To PowerPoint Week

February 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Did you know that this week is officially “Just Say No To PowerPoint” week? I didn’t know either, but there are plenty of references to it on the internet. I couldn’t find who, exactly, is behind this movement, but I’m willing to lend my support. I’m not sure PowerPoint is any […]

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Tags: Computers Work 4 U · Presentations

TrackMyShipments Does What It Says

February 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Also from WebWorkerDaily today: If you exist in a work environment where you have to manage multiple shipments every day (if you know the FedEx and UPS AND DHL delivery guys by name) then I’ve got a website that will completely rock your world. TrackMyShipments.com will do exactly that: track multiple […]

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Tags: Computers Work 4 U · Organization · Productivity

Out Of Office AutoReplies

February 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Oh, I know, I know. You can set an “out of office” autoreply on your email. Everyone can do that! Sheesh. Everyone but you, right? C’mon, it’s just you and me talking here. Every time you encounter one of those “I’m away from my office…” emails, you’re a little jealous. It’s […]

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Tags: Computers Work 4 U · Email/Spam Hacks

When Your Boss Is On Facebook

February 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Chalk this up as another inevitability of our age. Ever since social networks have been around, they’ve sort of been like the music your parents wouldn’t like because the music was too loud. You could post pictures from your keg party because you knew no one of any authority or importance […]

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · Computers Work 4 U · My Dumb Boss · Office Politcs

More Ways To Browse The Web At Work (Without Getting Caught)

January 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I’ve posted before about doing personal web stuff (read: time wasting) at work. Here are two more excellent options. They are both web proxies, which hide your IP address while you roam the internet and help you by-pass workplace filtering systems. If you can’t get through to your LastFM account, or […]

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · Computers Work 4 U

10 Invaluable Websites For Road Warriors

January 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough What officially qualifies you as a “road warrior?” I travel for business about 10-15 times a year. I know that’s woefully inadequate compared to other people’s bona fides. One of these days I’ll put up a post outlining my travel tips and strategy. I’d be interested to solicit other people’s techniques. […]

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Tags: Business Travel · Computers Work 4 U

CuePrompter- A Teleprompter For Everyone

January 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough From my personal “Why Hasn’t Anyone Thought of This Before” file, Download Squad alerts us to the existence of CuePrompter, a free, web-based teleprompter application. It seems to me this would be hugely useful for teleconferences or any presentations or public speaking engagements you might encounter. Instead of shuffling through papers, […]

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Tags: Computers Work 4 U · Workplace Gizmos