Category Archives: Time Management

How to Use RescueTime to Improve Productivity

Lately, I’ve been a bit overwhelmed by the sheer volume of tasks I need to accomplish.  In the past, I’ve tried GTD with limited success, only to create a bunch of un-prioritized lists, categorized by context.  As a result, I … Continue reading

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Outlook 2010: How to View Multiple Calendars in Overlay View

Outlook is a god-awful application which is forced upon knowledge workers the world over.  Worse yet, once you get familiar with all of the obscure settings and context menus in Outlook, along comes another horrendous UI redesign wherein Microsoft rearranges … Continue reading

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Inbox Zero – I finally get it now.

I’ve always had trouble effectively managing the flood of email that I receive on a daily basis.  I have five primary email addresses to deal with on a daily basis and one that languishes in virtual purgatory.  I normally would … Continue reading

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Randy Pausch’s Lecture on Time Management

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch gave a lecture on Time Management at the University of Virginia in November 2007. I never caught this video the first time around.  I did see Randy’s The “Last Lecture,” but never caught the time … Continue reading

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Maximizing Productivity with the iPad, Part II: GTD with the iPad

In Part 1 (Maximizing Productivity with the iPad Part I: A Paperless Office), I basically stated how I’m desperately in need of a productivity makeover and that I’m building my organizational efforts around the iPad.  In this posting, I’m going … Continue reading

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Maximizing Productivity with the iPad Part I: A Paperless Office

Sometime last year, I decided to go back to school to get a second college degree, while working fulltime. I thought I could easily manage it, just as I managed to get my first degree while working full time – … Continue reading

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