Information In Too Many Places? Simplify!

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One of my readers askend me to address the question of what to do when you have information in too many places. She said she had notebooks everywhere, plus all her email accounts, plus sticky notes scribbled on and stuck all over her house and office. She said she lost things constantly, missed appointments, and misplaced valuable notes and information.

So today we will look at having information in too many places.

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Simplifying Systems

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Even though we may build systems to help simply what we do by making it repeatable, systems can sometimes become bulky or ineffective when the underlying conditions for the system change. If you change the system in response, this is good. But if you don’t, you can end up doing things that are unnecessary, or support something that has little value.

Today we will look at simplifying systems.

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Get Things Done With A Productivity Sprint

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Sometimes, no matter my best intentions and diligent working, my task list seems to take on a life of its own. At the time that I am peering down the throat of this monster that is about to swallow me, I know I have to quickly bring that list down in size. But when you are faced with a massive task list, what is the best way to get things done?

The answer is a productivity sprint.

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