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Why the Pomodoro Technique works for me

What is the Pomodoro Technique? If you’re the type of person who prefers to what a video, here’s a quick introduction. If you don’t like watching videos, let me explain. The Pomodoro Technique uses a wind-up timer to manage time and tasks. The name ‘Pomodoro’ is Spanish for tomato. I’m not sure how common wind-up […]

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#FeeNotFree

A couple of weeks ago, I went to the first Freelance-a-lot event at Kosmonaut in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. There was a good mix of businesses from different industries and it was great to chat to a software engineer, copywriter and video storyteller, as well as both the sponsors, IPSE and FreeAgent. As a small business, it’s great to get together […]

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10 reasons WordCamp London was the best conference I’ve ever been to

Reason one: The location. London is 2oo miles away from Manchester, but by train I was able to get from Piccadilly to Euston in 2 hours and 10 minutes. It was an incredibly straightforward journey. Once I arrived in London, I didn’t need to buy a Tube ticket, thanks to my Contactless debit card, but skipped the queue and headed […]

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