Author: Aimee Cowie

Wanna be tap dancer, annoyingly organised, to do list aficionado and digital producer. See what else I've written here.
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Setting boundaries in a digital workplace

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Reading time: 3 minutes Taking inspiration from the “right to disconnect” law passed in France, I’ve reset my own boundaries for a healthy work-life balance in a digital workplace. Here’s some steps you can follow to do the same.

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Producing our branding

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Reading time: 6 minutes The process we followed to develop our branding, and how it played out.

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Understanding child themes in WordPress

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Reading time: 2 minutes The 101 on WordPress child themes and why they’re important. A WordPress child theme saves you time, provides greater flexibility and added security.

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What we’ve learned about taking lunch breaks

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Reading time: 4 minutes If you have the luxury of choosing when to take your lunch break each day, you might sometimes find it appealing to cut it short to “get more done”, or worse… just work through. We set out to take our full lunch break every day to see what would happen. So what did happen? Read on…

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Monthly(ish) favourites — July & August 2019

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Reading time: 4 minutes Life happened in July, as it does. We took the pressure off by combining our favourites for the last two months (and we’re giving Lil a break for a while, as life continues to happen!).

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How we use: WordPress for this blog

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Reading time: 2 minutes Why did we choose WordPress.org for this blog and why is it different to WordPress.com? Here’s our take, along with the steps we took to set up this blog.

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Monthly favourites — April 2019

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Reading time: 4 minutes April was filled with Easter Eggs and Anzac Cookies, among some of these other things!

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Minimum Viable Product

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Reading time: 3 minutes How we developed a ‘minimum viable product’ for this website, and the questions we asked ourselves along the way.

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Reflections on starting a side project

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Reading time: 8 minutes Let’s just call them projects, because “side” or otherwise, we’ve learned that to do well takes a lot of work!

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Monthly favourites — March 2019

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Reading time: 6 minutes Here’s what we got stuck into in March: what we listened to, watched, read and learned. Our monthly favourites, if you will!

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Monthly favourites — February 2019

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Reading time: 6 minutes February went by fast, but we managed to stop and smell the roses / watch TV / use apps / read. Here are a few of our favourite things!

Monthly favourites January 2019

Monthly favourites — January 2019

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Reading time: 6 minutes Our monthly favourites for January 2019. Things we’ve liked that you might too. (Also how is it 2019 already?!)

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Monthly favourites — December 2018

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Reading time: 4 minutes Our monthly favourites for December 2018. Things we’ve been doing, reading, listening to, and learning lately.

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Clear communication in a digital world

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Reading time: 4 minutes Approaches to ensure you’re communicating clearly and efficiently in a digital workplace setting.

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Stop, drop, do

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Reading time: 2 minutes My five non-negotiables at the end of the working day.

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How I found my (to do) style

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Reading time: 4 minutes A look at to do approaches and what works best for my current self.

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Monthly favourites — November 2018

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Reading time: 6 minutes Our monthly favourites for November 2018. These are the things we thought were pretty spesh, or worth sharing.