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. … [continued]
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!
We’re coming up to New Year’s again and I just know as a law-abiding, self-respecting genealogist you’re going to want to make some resolutions about better organizing your time. … [continued]
While I’m waiting for my new (other) monitor to arrive, because I can’t function with just one – I’m reviewing my essential software. … [continued]
“You have to prioritize. It’s all a matter of priorities.” How many times have we heard that?
Simple yet profound. … [continued]
Yesterday I was on a roll with The Action Machine and the READ ME files, going into the second hour, just beetling along feeling confident to get through another two hours of other tasks. I had just finished a long document, was in the middle of printing out two pages when my 7-year old printer decided to die. I only print a few pages per year so I don’t know what its problem was all of a sudden. … [continued]