Helping Creative People Create

I came across an interesting site this evening, and initially wondered if it was a belated April Fool’s prank.  Nope, it’s just a bizarre Google Maps mashup that shows… wait for it… who’s sick around the world.  Log on to Who Is Sick and see who’s sick around the nation, or if you’re feeling a […]

Apparently GMail truncates email messages longer than a few hundred lines.  Digital Inspiration informs us that if you do find yourself with an email that has been truncated, you need to click a link to read it all. This normally wouldn’t be a problem, except that if you receive long forwards, GMail just forwards the […]

Ok, so I know I haven’t given you guys any Casual Friday Videos for a couple of weeks now.  Well, hopefully this will make up for it. The Onion has just launched a news network with some funny absolutely hilarious videos.  Here’s an example of some of their fictitious television reporting. Good stuff, man.  Good […]

We’ve written before on one of our most favorite Extensions for Firefox: GTDGmail. However, since then the extension has gone through some changes. First and foremost, the extension’s name has been changed to GTDInbox (courtesy of Google’s lawyers). But secondly, they’ve come out with an update that gives a 2-minute timer to help with blazing […]

I love the idea of persistence.  It’s an intriguing concept.  Many times people come up short in achieving their goals because they can see the big picture, but they don’t see all the little details that go into achieving something.  That’s why I’m such a proponent of GTD.  GTD allows you to break down your […]

The Mind Mapping Software Weblog has a nice comparison complete with charts that show the differences between online mind-mapping applications.  The article focuses on four of the most popular mapping software: Mindomo, Bubbl.us, Mindmeister and Thinkature. I think my favorite is still Bubbl.us, but that’s probably because I’ve played with it most.  What’s your favorite […]

Stikkit evangelist Brett Kelly of Cranking Widgets Blog has just launched a windows tool that allows you to post stikkits from your desktop. Fire up WinStikker, type in some text for a new Stikkit (just like you would through the website), and click “Stikkit!”. It’s that easy, folks. If you’re the kind of person who […]

Mark at Productivity501 has a great post outlining how to convince your boss to let you work from home. Here’s some of the statistics he uses to back up his hefty proposal. According to the 2003 Census report, the average commute time is 38 minutes each way for some parts of the country. That is […]

Highrise, the 37Signals latest production, has just launched.  Highrise is a nifty little online contact manager.   With Highrise you can: Share contacts and personal info with others in your organization Assign tasks for contacts and reminders that can be sent to your mobile phone Keep a full history of all the interactions you make with […]

Behance :: Tip: Laying Your Energy Line The Energy Line is a simple mechanism to graphically display energy allocation. A simple line starting at “Idle” and going up to “Extreme” is drawn along a cork or dry erase board. Then write the names of all of your major projects on small cards. Place t (tags: […]

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