Tuesdays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog.
- Here’s one way to put your desktop to use as your productivity center! from The Goddess Guidebook’s “My Desktop Productivity Centre”
- I’ve heard so many times that the economic hard times are over. Yet everywhere I look I see people un- or under-employed, families struggling, and fear. Life Optimizer has a great article on “How to Survive a Recession”
- These habits may not have a concrete impact on your productivity, but they will shift your mind toward a more conducive state. From Lifehack’s “Transform These 5 Habits to Boost Your Productivity”
- Yes! Love the part about turning almost everything off. I find myself less distracted without the constant pinging. From Lifehack’s “On Managing your Life’s Notifications”
- I don’t know whether to laugh at this or be amazed. “Calculate the Best Time to Nap with This Interactive Nap Wheel” from Lifehacker.
- If you use Remember The Milk, this is a good way of getting a handle on all the pesky tasks that seem to pop up and stay on the list. From “Tips & Tricks Tuesday: Cleaning out old tasks with a Smart List”
- I’m with him on this. Nothing ticks me off more than clicking unsubscribe and having to confirm it through email, unless it is clicking on unsubscribe and having the programming blow up on my “+” email address. Oh, and the BCC. I agree wholeheartedly. I resigned from a volunteer commitment simply because the person in charge sent out a notice to 50 of us, then asked that we all reply to all so that everyone knew what everyone else was doing. I pointed out to her that I signed up to bake, not to be deluged by email, and it was her job to figure out what everyone was doing. Oops. This is a long one for an Open Loop. (Inspired by Who Writes For You’s “Let’s Unsubscribe From It All”)
- I like this analogy of being the architect of your life. From Pick the Brain’s “3 Ways To Be The Architect Of Your Own Life”
- The Happiness Project clears away “9 Common Myths about Clearing Clutter.”
- I never would have thought it, but personal experience is showing me this is true at least for me. From Lifehacker’s “Turn Off Your Phone to Quickly Eliminate Stress”
- Lifehacker has an awesome tip for keeping the kitchen a bit tidier. It’s “Organize Lids in Drawers with Tension Rods”
- Another great tip, if you use Remember The Milk, although this one could be adapted to other task managers. Never lose food to freezer burn again with “Tips & Tricks Tuesday: Keeping track of frozen food” from Remember The Milk Blog
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