Archive for March, 2010

How To Create A Peaceful After-work Time

Posted on March 31, 2010 by

Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. My days, like most people’s, are filled with activity. I hit the ground running, have a full and busy day at work, then rush home to get my daughter off the bus before doing a multitude of tasks and activities in the evenings. […]

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Open Loops 3/30/2010: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Posted on March 30, 2010 by

Tuesdays are open loop at SimpleProductivity blog. Farm productivity is a stretch for a personal productivity blog, but productivity nonetheless. This turned up on one of my searches, and I thought it very interesting: “The Vertical Farm Project – Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond” Unclutterer has a great […]

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Boost Your Memory with a Simple Trick

Posted on March 29, 2010 by

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. I’m no stranger to the one- or two-page laminated sheet known as the reference card. They are available for just about everything out there from school subjects to software usage. I have a whole stack for various programming languages. But they are also […]

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Starting Seeds With Recyclables

Posted on March 26, 2010 by

Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. It’s the time of year that I have started dreaming of my garden. Not that my dreams every come to fruition, because I kill plants. (Not on purpose. They just die under my care). However, every year, I love starting the seeds and […]

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Practical Productivity: Cleaning the Powder Room

Posted on March 25, 2010 by

To me, housecleaning is one of those things that is never-ending, yet it must be done. It is also a terrible place for a perfectionist to be. I used to avoid cleaning until I could see the dirt, and then spend a whole day cleaning to absolute perfection, only to […]

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10 Things to Simplify Today

Posted on March 24, 2010 by

Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Sometimes simplicity is found in the little things. Here are 10 ways to try out simplifying your life today, for one day: Simplify your schedule. For one day, get rid of everything you don’t have to do. It’s only one day, after all. […]

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Open Loops 3/23/2010: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Posted on March 23, 2010 by

Tuesdays are open loop at SimpleProductivity blog. When I was a consultant, I learned very early that if you didn’t get it in writing, there was nothing to stand on if a client came back later. I also find that my memory is not what it used to be, and […]

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Boost Your Energy By Changing Things Up

Posted on March 19, 2010 by

I like to change things up occasionally at home. I find that it gives me a burst of creativity. (I don’t have the problem much at my workplace, where management amuses itself by having me move cubes every few weeks.) But at home, my desk space can quickly stale and […]

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