It’s not a lifehack, it’s a tech policy for one

Ah, the seductive pull of the lifehack! Simple little things that make things better – if only.

A recent post by journalist and science fiction author Cory Doctorow traces the history of the concept from 2004, when Danny O’Brien presented “Life Hacks: Tech Secrets of Overprolific Alpha Geeks” at the 0’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference.

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Small business tips: the power of outsourcing

The blog post you are reading was written by me, but uploaded to my website by someone else. That’s because I have finally learned the power of outsourcing some of my work.

I crossed the Rubicon on this when one of my clients asked me to give her more hours of my time. At first, I quailed – I wasn’t sure where those hours might come from. But I thought about it and had a good look at how I was actually spending my time.

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