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The Red Flag List

by JL Beeken on 2-02-2013

Red Flag ListSo, where was I? Right.The red flag list. Preamble at Reasonable Expectations and So, What’s Important?

It’s been about six months since I hit my limit with trying to cram too many things into not enough time. Time being the insurmountable factor.
… [continued]

Tips For Handling Distraction

by JL Beeken on 1-22-2013

On the path to a computer life of reasonable expectations, there will be distractions.

I could make a diary out of successes and failures at handling them but it would be quite long so I’ll cut straight to the tips because I know everyone’s in a hurry. … [continued]

MRIN Filing System Addendum

by JL Beeken on 11-23-2012

For those of you who are following the MRIN Filing System I left one part out of the PowerPoint presentation.

With all files sorted into MRIN folders, there’s only one thing left; my genealogy database. Scary huge place that is, OMG. All the notes and events and research and everything. … [continued]

Bookmark Management

by JL Beeken on 11-10-2012

What I’ve been doing lately is trying to make something useful of my bookmarks. It’s not another bookmark manager that’s needed; it’s bookmark management. … [continued]

ActionOutline

by JL Beeken on 11-03-2012

ActionOutlineHere’s the ActionOutline alternative to yesterday’s mind map plan. … [continued]

The 30 Minutes/Day List

by JL Beeken on 11-02-2012

When your to-do list is scrolling off the bottom of your monitor, what are you going to choose to do today? Enter the 30 minutes per day list. … [continued]

Computer Inventory: The Inbox

by JL Beeken on 10-02-2012

As we approach winter in the Northern Hemisphere, this is as good a time as any to consider computer inventory. … [continued]

MRIN Filing System A-Z

by JL Beeken on 9-27-2012

It’s long past time to write a compilation of the MRIN Filing System. Over the years my use of it has changed and changed and changed. … [continued]

Desktop To-Do List: Month 3

by JL Beeken on 3-23-2012

Since January 1st, I’ve worked the desktop to-do list down to where I’ve finished some of my 2012 goals. The ones that had a ‘have-to’ feel about them. … [continued]

Windows 7: Libraries

by JL Beeken on 3-02-2012

After a year and a half with Windows 7 I’ve finally had a look at how Libraries work. I’ll give you the prognosis first. Not what I was hoping for. … [continued]