Category Archives: Productivity

Merlin on multitasking

I started reading 43 Folders again and stumbled on this gem.  Couldn’t agree more – most people who claim to be great multitaskers just do a crappy job at a bunch of things at the same time.

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Incredible time-saving tip for Google Reader users

At the top left is a link labelled “All Items” followed by the number of unread posts you have.  It’s right under the “Home” link.  Click it.  Then click the “Mark all as read” button at the center of the … Continue reading

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Covey interview

Stephen Covey speaks to the Zen Habits blog.  It will be interesting to see how his social network (currently in beta) does.

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A celebration of GTD

After a short break to tend to his new baby daughter, Merlin Mann is back and hard at it, talking up GTD.

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ABW – Always Be Writing

This is a 4×6 notepad. Available at any stationer, office supply store or general retailer. Buy a pack, and keep a few pages with you at all times, along with your favorite style of ball point pen. Then write. Everything. … Continue reading

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Brilliant timesaving idea from 43Folders

The productivity parade continues! 43Folders guest blogger wood.tang has this great time-saving tip for RSS junkies: … when you come back and open your newsreader again, hit that “Mark All as Read” button and start from scratch. Who knew that … Continue reading

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I finally hooked up with Sandy!

… and speaking of productivity apps … I saw that perky little brunette on BoingBoing, and she definitely caught my eye. Then I saw her again at Merlin’s site! I wondered at first if she was stalking me … then … Continue reading

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Remember the Milk-GMail Integration

I can’t live without GMail. And I’m getting to love Remember the Milk. Are they better together? We’ll see – I’ve installed the FireFox Extension which integrates RTM and GMail, and I must say, it’s pretty sweet.

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Moving to a Mac-based PIM

I took the jump this month and bought a MacBook so I’d have a small computer to travel with that came with Linux tools. I wanted to migrate my Outlook Notes to a similar application on the Mac. I installed … Continue reading

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The Dymo Labelwriter 400

The Dymo Labelwriter 400 is without a doubt the greatest thing since sliced bread. (What was the greatest thing before sliced bread?) Seriously, this thing will save you time and ensure your mailings get out promptly. I don’t use it … Continue reading

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