Drops in a Bucket

Originally from Matt Baier’s Organizing Works Newsletter, September 2008

DROPS IN A BUCKET

Getting the most out of your time requires many of the same principles as getting the most out of your space, including benefiting from a series of small gains rather than expecting one big one.

The To-Do Deluge

Originally from Matt Baier’s Organizing Works Newsletter, August 2008

THE TO-DO DELUGE

Last month I stated that ultimately all paper demands just two imperatives:
1. Act upon it
2. Find it

Perfectly Disorganized

Originally from Matt Baier’s Organizing Works Newsletter, February 2007

PERFECTLY DISORGANIZED

It often takes 50% or more of the total effort to squeeze out the last 10% or so of quality or whatever it is perfectionists want out of a situation. Not a good investment of time. -Jeff Olson, The Agile Manager’s Guide to Getting Organized, 1997