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Moleskine VS PDA – The Continuing Saga
August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

So, it’s been a week since I last wrote about my decision to pit my Moleskine against my PDA and I have to say, I’ve failed miserably so far! All my appointments have gone into my phone and all my actions have been written on my to-do list. No PDA has been harmed used in […] … Read More »

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Hide Desktop Distractions with Doodim
August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I thought I’d share a nifty little Mac program with you all that allows you to elimiate desktop distractions and helps you to focus on what you’re working on. Doodim is a freeware application that hides all of the rubbish on your desktop and other open windows to allow you to concentrate on the task […] … Read More »

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GTD: Projects and Duplicate Actions and how to avoid them
August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I had an email from a reader recently (yes, I have at least one!) regarding my paper based system and how I deal with managing projects/actions in order to avoid duplication across lists (e.g have an action assigned to a project list and then having the same action written on a context list). I thought […] … Read More »

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What I've learned about email these past two weeks
August 2, 2008 by Katy Whitton

We”ve not long migrated from Thunderbird to Entourage at work, which I was a bit hesitant about as I”m a big fan of Thunderbird and have used it quite successfully within my “Getting Things Done” system, plus it made managing emails really easy with the rules and labels that it offers. So, what have I […] … Read More »

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We're all going To-Do list crazy! Survey Results
August 1, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There’s a press release over at the Microsoft website entitled “Survey Shows Increasing Worldwide Reliance on To-Do Lists” which, oddly as the title indicates, talks about how more men and women are relying more and more on their to-do lists: U. S. citizens reported the most dependency on to-do lists worldwide, with more than three-quarters […] … Read More »

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Plan your budget for 2008, 101+ GTD Links and Why tasks are like Salami
August 1, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Firstly, get your self organised financially for 2008 with Martin Lewis, the “Money Saving Expert”. Use his online budget planner to work out how well you’re doing financially. Use the free online calculator here Or download the Spreadsheet from here Next, check out the “The GTD Resource Motherload: 100+ Links” from Bootstrapper. Unfortunately, Fipping Heck’s […] … Read More »

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Time Management Manifesto
July 10, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I received an email from a reader (yes, I have at least one!) requesting that I take a look at his “2Time” time management manifesto on Change This: There is a stew of tips floating around on how to improve one’s time management skills, confusing the professional who is trying to become more productive. However, […] … Read More »

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GTD Simplified: Prune your Someday/Maybe lists
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Monday’s are “GTD Simplified” days here at FlippingHeck.com A “Someday/Maybe” is an action or project that you’d like to do…. at some point, not necessarily now. I have to hold my hand up here and say that I don’t really “do” someday/maybe lists. Sure, I might jot down the occasional idea for a blog post […] … Read More »

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GTD Simplified: What's your inbox style?
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Welcome to the first installment of “GTD Simplified” where each Monday I’ll be talking about some of the “ins and outs” of GTD and trying to make them simplier. I talked about collecting stuff in the first part of the GTD Back To Basics series but what about stuff that crops up on a day-to-day […] … Read More »

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