Setting Goals 2015

by JL Beeken on 12-20-2014

Growing up I learned absolutely nothing about setting goals. Life was an endless repetitive cycle of things to do. And why? Because someone else said so.

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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]

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]

The 30 Minutes/Day List

by JL Beeken on 11-02-2012

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. … [continued]

Desktop Mind Map: One Month Later

by JL Beeken on 1-31-2012

FreePlaneThe 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? … [continued]

FreePlaneI 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. … [continued]

FreePlaneHere we are in 2012. And it only took a minute. … [continued]

FreePlaneThis 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 Mayans, Part 2

by JL Beeken on 10-10-2011

Focus. I cannot get Cuz to focus. … [continued]

The Mayans, Part 1: A Glimpse of The Future

by JL Beeken on 10-07-2011

According to the experts the creation cycles of the Mayan Calendar end on October 28th, just a few short weeks from now. What might happen at that point depends on your general orientation to the world right now. … [continued]