Open Loops 3/27/2012: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Tuesdays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog.


  • An interesting new service has popped up if you want to up the ante on your goals. Beeminder is a tool to solve a self-control problem. It plots your data along a “yellow brick road” to your goal and if you go off track, Beeminder takes your money! Kind of scary to me, but I think a lot of people would probably benefit from the added incentive.
  • Great info graphic on “15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly” from Copyblogger. Of course, if you really want to correct your grammar, check out Grammar Girl’s books.
  • An excellent point from The Time Management Ninja: “When You Can’t Get the Big Things Done, Do the Little Ones.” Just because you can’t do what you want doesn’t mean you can’t get anything done.
  • I’m having trouble getting my book moving. Again. This is a great set of tips from WriteToDone. “It’s Time To Finish Your Book: 9 Productivity Tips for Writers”

Photo by Beeminder