Many people that I talk with are surprised to know that outside of the blog, I don’t use Facebook or Twitter. Some react with disdain (“How can you possibly know what’s going on?”) or frustration (“How can I reach you if you don’t read Facebook?”). It… Continue reading
One of the things from Getting Things Done that doesn’t work for me is the long lists of tasks split into contexts. It encourages me to take on too much for a current day. If I put my tasks on my calendar, I would see that there aren’t enough hours, bu… Continue reading
Have you ever been frustrated with not knowing how to fit your tasks into your schedule? A new iOS app does just that.
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I get a lot of email; in fact about 300 emails per day wander through the various work and personal email inboxes. I have had to develop rules or risk getting swamped under the flood. Today I will share my personal rules and practices that help me keep… Continue reading
Just a quick tip to revive the blog from a month long silence. I am alive and kicking. I have been occupied with a quest to rescue princess & maidens on video game console. Recently we bought SNES classic console from Nintendo and I have been playing Legend of Zelda – a link to past regularly. As it is almost summer, I am also enjoying the beautiful outdoors in Wellington. All this means, little time for blogging. I will try to post a few more times before the end of year.
Make a list of numbers in a jiffy with Power Query:
We know that in Excel, you can type a few numbers and use the fill handle to fill down (or up etc.) numbers as you want.
But what if you need some numbers in Power Query?
My phone app usage was out of control. I was losing entire evenings to pursuing the next word in a puzzle, and reading (koff) brain-candy novels. But there was no app to help me. There were website time controllers, but I needed something at the app le… Continue reading
I recently listened to a podcast on the subject of managing email from a man with whose views I mostly agree. Instead of agreeing, though, I found myself shouting “NO” at the car stereo as I drove to work. So today I will go over Get-It-Done Guy Stever… Continue reading
Finally, an approachable version of Getting Things Done – written for teens, but applicable to the rest of us.
Here’s my review of the book.
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Productivity isn’t about cute tricks nor flashy tools. [Insert Link] It’s a matter of buckling down and getting your work done. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t things that help. This is my list of essential productivity habits (and yes, they ar… Continue reading
True productivity isn’t about shaving off time. It’s not about the notebooks, the software, the pens or the stickers.
But people, including myself, are always looking for a better way.
The problem is that productivity hacks are distractions. They keep … Continue reading