Archive for June 2009

GTD: Hacking Outlook Categories

As I’ve said in a previous post, the 15 categories provided by the Palm Task manager are enough contexts for my GTD implementation.  Except at work, where I sometimes use Outlook Tasks to assign work to other people, which I want to keep track of. Outlook allows multiple categories to be assigned to a Task.  […]

GTD: Overview of my implementation

GTD, or Getting Things Done, is a personal productivity system by David Allen.  One of its strengths is the way the concepts behind it are implementation agnostic.  That means the system can be done using index cards, a notebook, within Outlook, on a Palm or other PDA, using dedicated software, or many other ways.  That […]

GTD: Completed NAs & Resume Maintenance

I had an interesting insight about GTD and resume maintenance Manager-Tools style, fostered by a Get-It-Done-Guy Podcast on resumes. Save those Project and Next Actions lists full of completed items at least until the end of the month.  At that time, use the finished entries to jog your memory for the month’s accomplishments to add […]

GTD: Recurring ToDo Tasks

(GTD / Getting Things Done is a systematic approach to personal productivity.   There are many sites available on the web with information about GTD, use your favorite search engine to find some.) My GTD implementation is vanilla Palm syncing with Outlook (work) and Palm Desktop (home). I use several different methods to handle recurring Projects […]

Digital Television a Surprise?

I’m astonished at what I’m hearing today, one day after analog television broadcasting stopped in the United States. There are people who managed to be surprised by this? How???? If you watch television at all, you must have seen or heard an announcement sometime in the last several months, after the last try at switching […]