Have you read David Allen's Getting Things Done (affiliate link)? Many tout it as one of the best organization systems out there. I love the idea behind it, but the complexity of his systems overwhelms me. I know that I would only follow through with his suggestions for a week, … [Read more...] about What is the best (digital) organization system?
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As we're rapidly moving through January, I'm realizing anew the distinction between between goals and habits. Do you distinguish between the two? A new year, new goals With the dawn of the new year, I sat down and contemplated my goals for the coming 12 months (more to come on … [Read more...] about On goal-setting and habit formation
A review of the best planners of 2016? Yes, please. An addiction to planners? Who, me? I think it started in my middle school days, and every August and/or January, I get slightly giddy thinking about the planner I'm going to use in the new year. I'm all about the … [Read more...] about The Best Planners of 2016: Ultimate Planner Recap
You do conduct post-mortem for your projects (both personal and professional), don’t you? What is a post-mortem, you ask? Great question A post-mortem is simply, “an analysis or discussion of an event held soon after it has occurred” (If post-mortem sounds to high-brow for you … [Read more...] about Why a post-mortem is essential (at home and the office)
It’s that time of year! A common November goal, and one of mine, is to plan for a peaceful and lower-stress holiday season. This is the big week, and we kicked it off with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and a fantastic, but low-key family Thanksgiving dinner yesterday. We … [Read more...] about How to Plan for an Awesome Christmas