Life

Dealing with a Sea of Backlog

I saw this on Facebook today and, thankfully, it's also on their blog. I've always liked the idea of "Inbox Zero" and have even gotten my inbox to zero a few times since I started (mostly)-seriously using GTD. Sadly, I'm not there anymore due to how crazy work has been the last few months, but I'm thankful that I'm not this guy. It's a good read:

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Linux

Two tips: Using GTG and using NX

I'm a little behind on putting up my recent articles for TechRepublic here, so I'm going to put them all in one post.

The first one is Use Getting Things GNOME to get things done which looks at Getting Things GNOME (GTG), a GTD application for GNOME. It's pretty basic compared to other GTD apps I've played with, but that also gives it some extra appeal. If you're looking for a good GTD ...

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macOS

Easily distracted? Mac tools that keep you focused

The Mac tip from a few weeks ago was Easily distracted? Mac tools that keep you focused. This was an interesting tip to write because when you sit in front of the computer all day, it's sometimes hard to quantify how much productive work you get done. Like now, updating my blog, for instance. =) If you're in front of the computer for 14hrs a day, how many of those ...

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macOS

Digital pack rats will love organizing with EagleFiler

Last week's mac techmail was Digital pack rats will love organizing with EagleFiler which talks about EagleFiler, one of my favourite file organization apps on the mac. It has a welcome Finder-like interface, but makes managing files so much easier than simply trying to duplicate the organizational structure in the Finder. Read the tip for why I like it and what advantages it offers. The primary reason for my liking EagleFiler ...

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macOS

Synchronize OmniFocus tasks via Spootnik on the Web

The mac techmail two weeks ago was Synchronize OmniFocus tasks via Spootnik on the Web which looks at the Spootnik web service. You can do more than just sync OmniFocus using Spootnik (i.e. use it as a remote WebDAV service to sync OmniFocus on two macs); if you use Basecamp than you can munge and merge the OmniFocus data with Basecamp. I, personally, don't use BaseCamp, but I can see how that ...

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macOS

Syncing The Hit List with DayLite gives you all-access pass to your data anywhere you go

This week's mac techmail is Syncing The Hit List with Daylite gives you all-access pass to your data anywhere you go which looks at combining The Hit List with DayLite to handle task management. I'm a huge fan of Daylite; it's the CRM I've been using for years and I love it. The task management doesn't suit my work flow, however, so I've been using THL (Things prior to it) to handle ...

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macOS

Easy application syncing with Mac's Daylite CRM

This week's mac TechMail is Easy application syncing with Mac's Daylite CRM which talks more about using Daylite on the mac as a contact-relationship management software. I love Daylite and use it daily, and it's ability to sync with other applications makes it so extremely useful. This tip talks about setting Daylite up to sync with AddressBook and iCal, which open up a world of sync opportunities with other programs that likewise ...

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macOS

Get to know Daylite CRM for Macs

Two new mac tips on TechRepublic... last week's is Configure OS X for Kerberos single sign-on authentication which talks about how to configure Kerberos with OS X. This week the tip is Get to know Daylite CRM for Macs which talks about the Daylite contact management software for OS X.

Daylite is one of my most-used programs that I've been using for years on the mac. I absolutely love it. It ...

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macOS

Use The Hit List to get things done with Mac

Last week's mac TechMail is Use The Hit List to get things done with Mac, which talks about using The Hit List as a task manager. It works quite well with the GTD methodology, although it's not necessarily geared towards it (you can use THL without following GTD). It's a pretty decent program and one of the best on the mac I've played with so far.

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