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To the point of no return(s)

Interruptions and Distractions Over at Creating Passionate Users, Kathy Sierra talks about Is Twitter Too Good? There’s a great illustration about how the newfangled ability to be constantly connected interrupted and distracted has shot dramatically up. How can we focus

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Discovery of the Day

How to Get Started with Getting Things Done on BNET. Lots of other neat stuff here too.

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Discovery of the Day

Ageless Learner has a variety of interesting assessments and articles, including a learning culture audit.

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Email Management

Managing email is a major task. Knowledge workers spend 28% of their time on email.-bakadesuyo.com. Luckily, there is lots of information available on how to handle it. Listed below are a few links to articles I have found helpful. The

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Paper Management

Oh, the paper possibilities! You can pile, you can procrastinate, you can create problems for yourself, or you can prepare a system. The 4 D’s of Productivity apply to paper management. They are: Do It Delegate It Delete It Delay

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Files

Files here, files there, files everywhere! There is so much paper to manage, and all kinds of files. Action files, financial files, tickler files, household records files, reference files, computer files. The tricky part about files is you have to

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Remind Yourself

We all could use a little help to remember things to do. Here are some ways to remind yourself from the book “They Shoot Managers, Don’t They?” by Terry L. Paulsen. Remind yourself of actions you want to do with key words

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Discovery of the Day

Success From the Nest is a new addition to the list of creative blogs I read. It has great cartoons plus this great post about discovering your passion(s). Reading Make It Great! led me to Rothacker Reviews … which led

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Follow-up

Follow-up systems can handle: deferred actions task start and due dates meeting materials phone call-backs bill paying tickets tracking projects delegated tasks Methods Simplest: Mark a calendar and hold papers in a “Pending” file-idea from Stephanie Winston. Simple: Tickler file

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Household Records File

Adventures in Home Ownership The good news is I am on a clutter busting roll! The bad news is I’m exhausted…whew. I have just enough energy to share my mistakes that you may learn from them. It all started when

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