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. Continue reading
MindMeister is online mind mapping software. You can set up a free account and keep up to three mind maps. What I’m about to explain only takes one. Continue reading
The desktop mind map that I started using New Year’s Day is a study of time. Not enough time. Wasted time. The value of my time. What am I going to do with my time? How much time does it take? How do I balance my time? Continue reading
I had a to-do list. I’ve had an endless to-do list for years. I did not have specific goals written down. All I had to do was work backwards putting the to-do’s in the mind map into the goals that spawned them. This is easy. Continue reading
Here we are in 2012. And it only took a minute. Continue reading
This was not on my to-do list for today but it came to me while I was taking a nap. Napping is on my priority list. Continue reading
Only as far back as June, I was worried that mind maps are not the best place for my to-do lists. When actually they’re the perfect place for my to-do lists. I just had too many of them.
It was before I consolidated my 41 mind maps into other things: Research Toolbox, Software and Webstream. Before I dragged and dropped everything else into OneNote. Continue reading
Someone wrote to me about filtering mind maps using FreeMind. FreePlane is the same thing, just a more updated version of FreeMind.
So, I took a few minutes and made some discoveries. You can add icons and attributes to nodes and then filter them. Like adding keywords or tags to photos and then doing a search to narrow things down. Continue reading
My two favorite organizational tools are mind mapping and The Action Machine.
Mind-mapping for detailed categorization of ideas and plans. The Action Machine for setting it up in time slots and getting it done. Continue reading
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. Continue reading