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Ashley Firth

Developer / Author / Leader / Speaker

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What’s it like to technically review a book?

April 3, 2023 / Reading time: ~7 minutes

What does it ask of you? What it gives back? I think the latter is far greater. Here’s why I think nearly everyone could benefit from giving it a go...

Notion AI - Early Review

February 27, 2023 / Reading time: ~11 minutes

Now that Notion's AI-powered assistant is available to everyone, I thought I’d write up what I use it for nearly every day and what I’ve struggled with, after using it for a few weeks.

Coping mechanisms for a busy human

February 1, 2023 / Reading time: ~9 minutes

Some anecdotal tips for managing a busy workload, adopted over years of trial and error whilst aiming for work/life balance. With any luck, one or two of them can help you too...

Remote Work Setup for 2023

January 4, 2023 / Reading time: ~10 minutes

One key press to toggle ‘do not disturb’ on every device, plants I talk to, a chair that saved my back, and more. A quick overview of my minimalist remote workspace for 2023.

My Setup (Updated)

March 6, 2022 / Reading time: ~6 minutes

Me and my team recently shared our home setups now that we've been working remotely for a while. Here's mine!

Does your workplace match your values?

March 22, 2021 / Reading time: ~11 minutes

Exploring a question I never asked myself at the start of my career, and how I found the answer over the years.