Archive for July, 2012

Open Loops 7/31/2012: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Posted on July 31, 2012 by

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.

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The Different Types Of Open Loops

Posted on July 30, 2012 by

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.

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A Really Easy Corn On The Cob

Posted on July 27, 2012 by

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 […]

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Open Loops 7/24/2012: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Posted on July 24, 2012 by

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.

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The Secret Productivity Tool

Posted on July 23, 2012 by

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.

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A Simple Hack To Keep Hair From Absorbing Chlorine

Posted on July 20, 2012 by

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.

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Why Being A Morning Person Is Not Essential

Posted on July 19, 2012 by

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.

Bah.

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Simplify By Defying Gravity

Posted on July 18, 2012 by

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.

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