Getting things done

Hilary Cadman Building the business, Staying focused 1 Comment

This week I made lots of progress on my company intranet (thanks to help from an IT expert). The plan is to have all my procedures, checklists, style guides, etc in a central place, so that  (a) they are readily accessible and (b) there is no confusion about which is the latest version. This is all part of setting up systems …

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Useful style guide

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Yesterday I picked up a copy of The Yahoo! style guide. I’d already looked at some of the content via the website, but it’s great to have the actual book. The guide covers everything from writing mobile-friendly content to copyediting and substantive editing. So far I’ve only read the first section, which gives advice on writing for an online audience (also …

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Taking a break

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I have just returned from a much-needed holiday – a delightful journey up the east coast in a camper van.  My laptop accompanied us on our 7-day trip, but I managed to leave it tucked away in a cupboard most of the time (not so hard given that we were out of mobile range for much of the trip). My …

Hilary CadmanTaking a break

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I have way too much to do – when I set up my own business I meant to work four 8-hour days per week, not 48 hours per week, as I’m currently doing. However, there are some good things happening: The computer’s understanding of my speech has increased amazingly in just one week, and I can now use it quite …

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