Product Review: 3M 1.5 X 2 Post-Its

By |2013-08-29T07:19:43-04:00August 29th, 2013|Categories: Home Page, Paper Management, Product Reviews|Tags: , , , |

I know what you’re thinking. “Really? Those nasty little notes that litter my husband’s computer monitor and desk?” No worries. I don’t like that look either and I don’t like what it represents: inaction. What I do like, no, LOVE about the mini Post-Its is when they are used well. They are used best when they facilitate flexibility.

The Weekly Round Up

By |2013-08-13T10:38:03-04:00January 29th, 2012|Categories: Time Management|Tags: , , , , |

I have touched upon my system of Project Corrals in past posts, but today I am going to go into it in more detail. As always I believe a good system is an EASY system. This system involves an easy habit I call the weekly round-up, which I will demonstrate using my own projects and tasks as an example. The most important takeaway I got from David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress Free Productivity is this.

My Case Against Paper Clips

By |2013-03-22T18:59:13-04:00January 9th, 2012|Categories: Paper Management, Systems|Tags: , , , |

This isn’t the first time I have attacked a familiar office convention. There was the accordion file, the spiral notebook, and the rubberband.Today, I take issue with the apparently harmless paper clip. Let me start by saying I do use paper clips myself. I believe they have their place. It’s just that I find they are grossly over-used.

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