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Where are your ‘dead shark’ projects

We all have projects that have stopped moving. The key is to acknowledge that fact and then either get the projects moving or declare them complete and move on. Declaring the project done is more valuable for freeing up our

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Talismans

Do you have lots of clutter around your office or work area? What is it? Piles of papers? Envelopes and folders? Books? Boxes? I can see two easy explanations for your clutter. 1. You don’t have enough filling, storage and

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Clearing your mental RAM

One of my key take-aways from the David Allen Getting Things Done materials (which are the main source my foundational understanding of productivity and self-management) is that it is a waste of Psychic RAM when I have the same thoughts

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Cognitive RAM v ROM

Let’s use a computing analogy to flesh out the ideas, from Cognitive Science, about how we work on things mentally and how we use three interrelated tools, Working Memory, Short Term Memory and Long Term Memory to get things done.

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Getting Stuff From eMail To OmniFocus For iPad

I am presenting a link here to a valuable article with a tip on quickly making an email inbox item available in your OmniFocus inbox. iOS Productivity: Getting Stuff From Mail To OmniFocus For iPad. I have been using the email to

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De-clutter your wallet

This post will not ask you to de-clutter your wallet by taking the money out and sending it to me (although that would work). It’s about those little loyalty cards.  Whether credit card or key chain sized they all have

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Letting it go

I love it when a yoga instructor asks us, with our heads hanging by our ankles in uttasana or as we’re trying to get our nose to the mat in some seated stretch, “what can you let go off at

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