Off topic: Strange easy ways to be more productive
Thread poster: Suzan Hamer

Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 19:28
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Jul 24, 2014

Although the article is geared to employees with 9-5's, these tips are also useful to freelancers and self-employed people.


http://www.care2.com/greenliving/6-strange-but-easy-ways-to-be-more-productive.html


And, in line with the first tip, I offer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45MA_fj31y4


 

Armorel Young  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:28
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Brilliant Jul 24, 2014

That Youtube clip is fantastic - I'm not sure it made me more productive but it certainly made me laugh!

 

Victoria Britten  Identity Verified
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Faulty link? Jul 24, 2014

I can't read the article: even when I copy and paste the link, it reverts to the home page

Love the kittens!


 

Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
Netherlands
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Link works for me, Victoria, Jul 24, 2014

Victoria Britten wrote:

I can't read the article: even when I copy and paste the link, it reverts to the home page


but I find that if you google using strange but easy ways to be productive (no quotation marks), the article pops right up. Its by Diana Vilibert. Good luck.


 

Tom in London
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Productive Jul 25, 2014

I'm being productive by not clicking on the link and getting on with my work

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Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
Netherlands
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Oh dear. My reputation for being fussy is at stake here. Jul 25, 2014

I only now, after Tom's virtuous remark, took the time to read my previous post and see a typo that I cannot now correct, because it is more than 24 hours after I posted it. For the record, I DO know the difference between it's and its.... I just posted in haste, didn't proofread and left out the apostrophe. Please don't set Al Yankovic on me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc).

And now, probably Skitt's law will come into play: Skitt's law I: Any post correcting an error in another post will contain at least one error itself.

(Edited, because Skitt's law did of course apply...)

[Edited at 2014-07-25 15:15 GMT]

[Edited at 2014-07-25 15:28 GMT]


 

Thayenga  Identity Verified
Germany
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Cute but... Jul 27, 2014

Those kittens have excellent reflexes and follow the "choreograph" spot-on, but... they were not exactly productive. Still, thank you for the chuckle, Suzan.icon_wink.gif

 


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