Archive for July, 2012
Posted on July 31, 2012 by LJ Earnest
On Tuesdays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I talk about the IBSC (the itty bitty *ahem* committee), exclusive choices, saving money and finding lost things by cleaning.
Posted on July 30, 2012 by LJ Earnest
One of the concepts of David Allen’s Getting Things Done is the concept of an open loop. An open loop is an unfulfilled commitment to yourself. But when we think about open loops we most often think about tasks we haven’t completed, but there are other different types of open loops.
Posted on July 27, 2012 by LJ Earnest
Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. Summer is a great time for corn on the cob. But corn on the cob means shucking, and getting rid of all those little silks that cling everywhere. My family loves corn on the cob. I do not love shucking. So when my [...]
Posted on July 24, 2012 by LJ Earnest
On Tuesdays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I give you articles on summer organization, to-don’ts, whys, chaining, traveling, and SCAMPER.
Posted on July 23, 2012 by GuestPost
There are plenty of great articles circling the web on how to be productive. Set goals. Break your goals into do-able action items for the day. Meditate in the morning to clear your head. Wake up early. Tackle the hardest items first. All of these are great tools. Our guest author gives us the one that makes the rest work.
Posted on July 20, 2012 by LJ Earnest
Does your hair get really dry after a day at the ocean or turn greenish after a date with a pool? Today I share a tip from my hairdresser.
Posted on July 19, 2012 by LJ Earnest
I see articles all the time on how being a morning person is wonderful and how you can easily transform into one. The articles generally promise sunshine and rainbows, peace and super-productivity.
Posted on July 18, 2012 by LJ Earnest
Defying gravity isn’t something of science fiction. We can always interrupt the path of something as it falls earth-wise. But did you know you can simplify your life by defying gravity? It’s as simple as hanging things up.