Posted on March 7, 2014 by LJ Earnest
On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on task switching being a symptom of a problem, cleaning up broken glass with a lint roller, and internet contracts for kids.
Posted on March 5, 2014 by LJ Earnest
In this day, most of us have two or three phones. Each of these phones have voice mail, and usually one of those phones is carried at all times. The amount of information coming from these phones can be overwhelming.
Let’s look at reducing the phone inputs.
Posted on March 3, 2014 by LJ Earnest
Most of what we do every day can be classified as a workflow; we do repeatable sequences of actions.
In this article we are going to take a look at how to make smoother workflows.
Posted on March 2, 2014 by LJ Earnest
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Posted on March 1, 2014 by LJ Earnest
One of the things I wanted to do this year is to release productivity forms more often. (Fun tools make me more productive) So to that end, I will be releasing a new set of productivity forms every month. They are free…all you have to do is sign up for […]
Posted on February 28, 2014 by LJ Earnest
On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings — my open loops — to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on 101 ways to simplify life, spreading salt evenly on walkways, calculating how much time you have wasted on Facebook, the costs of having children, doing the hard things first, things you pay too much for when traveling, getting superglue off of stuff, things to stop wasting time on, simplifying without stress, and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Posted on February 26, 2014 by LJ Earnest
We’ve been looking at ways to reduce the amount of stuff coming at us in order to make it more manageable. Last week we looked at email accounts and email. This week we will examine how to reduce the amount of paper in our lives.
Posted on February 24, 2014 by LJ Earnest
Sometimes we don’t make progress, not because of procrastination, but for other reasons. Yet making forward progress is not that difficult…
Today we will look at 5 ways to make forward progress, regardless of if you are short on time or inspiration.