After much back and forth on organization of my to-do list and how to convince myself to keep on top of email, I’ve come to color-coding. I have about two months of success with it behind me so it looks like it’s here to stay. … [continued]
I’ve noticed a rash of posts again about organizing and prioritizing. Overwhelmed seems to be a popular state of mind. … [continued]
Last in this to-do list series because I think I’ve nailed it so I’m out of things to say. … [continued]
At the risk of sounding irreligious, I like ActionOutline better for collecting and printing email than EverNote 2. … [continued]
I’m midstream the 4th time around my 12-day cycle and it’s going well. In fact it’s going so well I wonder how I ever handled my computer life any other way. … [continued]
When I started writing README files several years ago, it was to explain the contents of my computer to my power of attorney and executor. … [continued]
At the top of each of my 12 outlines in ActionOutline is a check list.
(You may need to backtrack. This is a series of posts about organizing all my lists in one place, ActionOutline.)
So, 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.
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]
I have no delusions about getting to the bottom of my 12 Inboxes. Some of them I will, others I won’t. What’s happening here is a spiral, starting from the top. In other words, it’s a downward spiral. … [continued]