Conquering The Open Loops Of Productivity

Productivity Bits

Producteev – According to the tool’s site, “Producteev will help you manage your tasks from wherever you’re comfortable working : E-mail, IM, Web, iPhone, Gmail, Google Calendar, etc.&# GTD Agenda - This is one of the tools designed with the GTD system in mind. Goals, Projects, Tasks, Checklists, Schedules, and Calendar – you can manage them in this tool. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link].

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Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? - How to Use Both For Optimal.

Productive & Organized

How to Use Both For Optimal Professional & Personal Productivity (guest post by Meggin McIntosh) A question that often comes up in workshops as well as on my blog is this one: How do you suggest people use their calendar (planner) in conjunction with the tickler (1-31) files? Sometimes I wonder if I am duplicating my efforts by using a calendar and the tickler files. Sometimes I wonder if I am duplicating my efforts by using a calendar and the tickler files.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

In its simplest form minutes are a record of discussion, decisions and actions to be taken and the date by when it needs to be completed. Below are a few tips so the task is not as daunting: Filling in the blanks I take minutes on a laptop so it is easy to make a template ahead of time which is based on the agenda. I put the items from the agenda on the template in the same order and with a space to put the discussion and decisions/actions from the meeting.

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A self-management checklist

Ian's Messy Desk

You can use a journal, a calendar, a graph or any other form that works for you. Keep your goals on someone else’s agenda. Everybody faces challenges in managing certain aspects of their lives. Someone who loves to go trail riding on a bicycle will have no problems motivating themselves to exercise. However, putting aside time to sit and read might be problematic. On the other hand, the reader might have problems putting down the book and getting active.

Reach Your Goals With a Self-Management Checklist

Ian's Messy Desk

You can use a journal, a calendar, a graph or any other form that works for you. Keep your goals on someone else’s agenda. Everybody faces challenges in managing certain aspects of their lives. Someone who loves to go trail riding on a bicycle will have no problems motivating themselves to exercise. However, putting aside time to sit and read might be problematic. On the other hand, the reader might have problems putting down the book and getting active.

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Are You Stealing from Your Profitability (and don’t even know it)?

Productive & Organized

Don’t be fooled by the calendar. If you are not reaching your business goals, if your business is not as profitable as you would like, if you are not spending time in your personal life like you would want, if you are not achieving your vision, then why is your calendar and to-do list so full? Send me a message here: contact form and let me know that you'd like a time/money breakthrough session. 

2012 172

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

Utilize your calendar to schedule tasks. Sit down at your calendar and block out the time for your tasks. If you need to write/send your holiday cards then look at your calendar and schedule it in. In the calendar. Schedule those activities on your calendar. Creating A Calendar When i have a deadline looming the only way I can overcome overwhelm is by drawing (I'm an artist) a rough calendar with the hours in each day I'll be working.

2010 219

Meetings Plus: Taking them offline

Laughing all the Way to Work

When I receive an initial request for a meeting, I use a meeting form and write down the information I need: who is requesting the meeting, what is the purpose of the meeting, where it will be held and a phone number or an e-mail address and dates that are available. Once a date is finalized I put it in my bosss calendar and confirm the meeting with the other participants. I also have what I call a Scheduling Bin and I put all my meeting forms in there.

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The 2012 Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide

Productivityist

No ads, small form factor, inexpensive, easy-to-read in the sun…and I can borrow books from my local library on it as well. NeuYear calendar. I’m big on visuals, and the NeuYear calendar gives me a bird’s eye view of my year in one place. If I’m doing any real long-form or book writing, it’s done in Scrivener. Agenda Calendar. My iOS calendar app of choice. The ideal calendar app for the productivityist who uses iOS. (On

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Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Blog posts and articles can turn into: ebooks, presentations, calendar/tip-of-the-day. As my business continues to grow from it's inception in 2004, I've added a lot more to my agenda, including blogging on my website, guest blogging, writing articles for e-zines and in print for local magazines, creating a monthly newsletter and doing public speaking. When repurposing your content, one of the most forgotten ways to create it in a new form, is audio.

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