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!
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
This is one more for the Idea Book. Everyone should have one.
T.K. has six blogs. Obviously a thinking person and she brought up the idea of “Toss Ten Things”. I like it. I’m trying to apply it to my computer. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
“You have to prioritize. It’s all a matter of priorities.” How many times have we heard that?
Simple yet profound. Continue reading
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. Continue reading