I’ve been meaning to give The Hit List a good try since I got it as part of the Macheist 3 bundle. However, I have to continue tracking my tasks, and I have all of them already in the awesome Things (about which I have written before). So I have spent the last few days [...]
May 19th, 2009 · 4 Comments
Time & Attention Presentation: "Who Moved My Brain?" | 43 Folders – Very useful presentation about managing your time, reducing interruptions, and making better use of your brain. (tags: productivity gtd 43folders presentations )
September 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments
Here’s my mapping from David Allen’s GTD workflow to the parts in my system that implement each component. My main electronic tools are Things (http://culturedcode.com/things/), Journler (http://journler.com/), Mail.app and iCal. My main physical tools are my HPDA, my physical tickler file, my A-Z filing cabinets and my “inbox” and “pending” boxes.
(the workflow image [...]
May 26th, 2008 · No Comments
The latest version of the Things task manager (0.9.2) incorporates synchronization and support for Leopard’s system-wide to-do’s! As has become the norm with Things, the new feature is extremely well thought-out, and in my testing so far it works flawlessly.
This was the big feature I was most expecting, since it gives me back the ability [...]
May 23rd, 2008 · No Comments
I am a big fan of Things, the very nice task manager from Cultured Code. I keep both personal and work-related tasks in it, and in my Mac I have two accounts, for personal and work-related use. This leads to me having to run Things on both accounts, while sharing the same database. Here’s how [...]
Two Minute Playlists for Getting Things Done – Nice idea – for those 2-minue tasks, have a smart playlist in iTunes with songs that are around 2 minutes in length. (tags: gtd itunes productivity tips )
March 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment
Almost two months ago, I wrote about my new productivity technique of keeping a handwritten log of my daily activities. At the time I had been doing it for about a month, but I was still in the “excited about it” phase, so I thought it would be fair to do a review after two [...]
March 5th, 2008 · No Comments
I have the habit of taking some “personal time” every day after lunch, to check news, web comics, check my personal email, etc. Recently I had started to try to limit that time to 15-20 minutes at most (unchecked, it could stretch way into the afternoon).
I take as personal time whatever is left of [...]