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Prioritizing

by JL Beeken on 11-10-2013

I’ve noticed a rash of posts again about organizing and prioritizing. Overwhelmed seems to be a popular state of mind. … [continued]

Calendaring Commitments

by JL Beeken on 3-03-2013

Lightning CalendarLast in this to-do list series because I think I’ve nailed it so I’m out of things to say. … [continued]

ActionOutline: Collecting & Printing Email

by JL Beeken on 3-02-2013

ActionOutlineAt the risk of sounding irreligious, I like ActionOutline better for collecting and printing email than EverNote 2. … [continued]

The 12-Day Cycle

by JL Beeken on 2-24-2013

ActionOutlineI’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]

README Files

by JL Beeken on 2-17-2013

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]

The Check List

by JL Beeken on 2-04-2013

At the top of each of my 12 outlines in ActionOutline is a check list.

Check List, ActionOutline

(You may need to backtrack. This is a series of posts about organizing all my lists in one place, ActionOutline.)

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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.
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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]

So, What’s Important?

by JL Beeken on 1-19-2013

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]

Reasonable Expectations

by JL Beeken on 1-17-2013

Maybe it’s just me, but …

Since I know a lot of us are post-60 or post-70 or 80 this is an idea for the organization of reasonable expectations for the geriatric crowd, of which I am one. … [continued]