13 Ways to Have the Best Morning Routine Ever

Activities to add – and delete – in your morning routine to start the day right.

Guest post on what it’s like to work remotely. Plus strategies to stay productive and motivated.

We just finished a series over at the LifeDev Tools blog that asks the question of which is better: paper or digital-based productivity systems? While everyone has their own opinions as to which is better, we’d argue that it’s best to combine both. Both types of tools have certain unique features that are awesome, and… Read more

Well, after the successful launch of the productivity video blog, I’ve decided to start another blog on the brand new LifeDev network. I love just about anything involving productivity tools. The prospect of trying a new beta of a productivity app excites me in an almost unhealthy way. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to write… Read more

The Stikkit blog informs us that an enterprising lad James Adam has released a Stikkit dashboard widget. With this handy little tool you can Create new stikkits, find and edit existing ones—multiple at a time—and click the “synch” button to save them to Stikkit online. And the widget grabs a snapshot of the latest online… Read more

A lot of times people try to find the latest and greatest tool to fully organize their lives. I can tell you up front… it’s not gonna happen. What makes the self-help/productivity arena so interesting is there there isn’t one tool to “rule them all”. Some have come close, but tools aren’t meant to organize… Read more

Creating My ToDo List Through Jott And Gmail “1. If you don’t have an account with Gmail, you must set one up by going here. 2. Once you have logged into your Gmail account, go to the “Labels” box on the sidebar and click on “Edit labels”. 3. In the entry box marked “Create a… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

LifeDev guest-blogger Brett has a great post on how to whip Stikkit into GTD submission, David Allen style. It’s the tagging functionality that will be doing the bulk of the work here, along with heavy use of the ‘aka’ capabilities of Stikkit (more on this later). I’ll be presenting this implementation in a somewhat step-by-step… Read more

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