Monthly Archives: March 2011

Single Tasking and Productivity – Part 5

For the final installment of the series from focusmanifesto.com learn about mulit-projecting. There’s a distinction between tasks and projects that should be made in any discussion of mult-tasking. Doing multiple tasks at the same time is less effective than single-tasking. … Continue reading

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Single Tasking and Productivity – Part 4

In the 4th part of the series, learn about single-tasking productivity from focusmanifesto.com. 1. Pick just a few tasks each day. While you might keep a longer master list of things to do, each day you should make a short list — … Continue reading

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Single Tasking and Productivity – Part 3

Learn how to live a single-tasking life from focusmanifesto.com It sounds nice, but how do you live a life like this? Is it as simple as saying you’re going to do it, or is it impossible? Somewhere in between, of … Continue reading

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Single Tasking and Productivity – Part 2

How to live a Single-Tasking Life from focusmanifesto.com. Imagine instead, a single-tasking life. Imagine waking and going for a run, as if running were all you do. Nothing else is on your mind but the run, and you do it … Continue reading

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Single Tasking and Productivity – Part 1

This is the beginning of a series that I hope will help you focus on the task at hand. Some sage advice from focusmanifesto.com ‘Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until … Continue reading

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Wait! I Forgot My Phone

It’s hard to get out of the house sometimes. Our guest blogger, Christina Martin, of YouRelaunched has some great thoughts on the subject. Let’s say you are on your way out the door to go to the grocery store, or … Continue reading

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ShopGoodwill.com

I recently learned how Goodwill has embraced the Internet to increase their sales of unique donated items. Thanks @ClutterDiet for the posting that turned me on to this new experience. What a great idea – an online auction site of one … Continue reading

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Useful Computer Clean Out Tips

Did you like the computer clutter stats posted last Friday? Here are the promised tips from iolo.com on cleaning out your computer. Delete unused, old or duplicate files, emails, email addresses, bookmarks and favorites. With System Mechanic’s “Remove Junk Files”, “Remove … Continue reading

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Computer Clutter Stats

Here are some fun clutter stats from iolo.com The average American adult has 1,800 digital files, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, making searching them quite a task. Executives waste six weeks each year looking for lost items and information, … Continue reading

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Going Green While on Vacation

It’s Spring Break time! If you’re vacationing without your car, consider some of these energy saving tips. Pack lightly. Every additional ten pounds of baggage per traveler requires an additional 350 million gallons of jet fuel per year, which is enough to keep a 747 flying … Continue reading

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