Lifehacks for Innovative Meetings

Sunday, 14, September, 2014 0 , , , Permalink 0

It's kind of ironic really. When I started my career, I thought attending meetings was the pinnacle of success - sitting in board rooms, suited up with pen and notepad in hand, looking out the window at the surrounding skyscrapers. Being asked to attend a client or executive meeting was a badge of honour I would proudly wear. Now - fast forward 5 + years - and I dread attending most meetings. Lawyers bill time in 6 minute intervals, which has a way of making you acutely aware of when you are "wasting" time - and I've carried that mentality with me since leaving a law firm. Most meetings are an unproductive and inefficient use of valuable workday minutes. The world's most ...

16 Must Have Travel Apps

Sunday, 31, August, 2014 1 , , Permalink 0

It seemed only fitting that my second Lifehack article be more "wings" than "roots". So, here are the 16 Best Travel Apps You Must Have For Your Next Trip. I've tried and tested all of these! However, I've recently decided that the Jetlag Genie - although great in theory - is not the ideal way to handle jetlag. I know this, because I'm writing this post from LAX after a 14 hour flight from Melbourne, while waiting for my (delayed - grr!) flight to JFK. This week I used the Jetlag Genie to try adjusting to the NY timezone before my trip and maximise my holiday time (by waking up at stupid times like 4.30am on a Tuesday). All that's happened, is ...