The Action Machine 3 is based on the concept of timeboxing which can be broken down into the following 3 steps:
1. Write down all the tasks you want to get done today.
2. Assign a specific block of time for completing each task.
3. Select a task, start a timer, and focus on nothing else until that task is complete!
As I’ve been intimating for the past year, I’m trying to take a second look at the concept of a balanced life, not just the train-wreck on my computer. I’ve set myself up for enough computer projects to last several lifetimes so that’s not going to work obviously. … [continued]
This is one more for the Idea Book. Everyone should have one.
T.K. has six blogs. Obviously a thinking person and she brought up the idea of “Toss Ten Things”. I like it. I’m trying to apply it to my computer. … [continued]
So are you done taking an inventory of your genealogy files? Seriously. All of them.
Writing about it has helped to focus me in getting to the parts that were/are stuck. As I’ve made changes I’ve also changed my post about taking inventory so if you’re trying to follow that exactly, and I’m sure you’re not, it’s been updated several times. … [continued]
As I read through other genealogy blogs, I often come across talk of disorganization, ideas and plans for organization and wishes for family members who will care about it after we’re gone. … [continued]