Visual Pathways – Interview with author Michael Kribus

The author of Visual Pathways explains this new productivity system.

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

Australian researchers have found that people don’t learn as well when they’re thrown two separate inputs to process at the same time. An example of this inadequate presentation style is the traditional Power Point presentation.   This generally consists of a prepared topic outline on the screen and the lecturer extrapolating the finer points. “It is… Read more

Steve Pavlina has an interesting post on Self-Help Junkies.  Basically, they’re people who spend all of their resources learning how to get better, and not actually doing anything to improve their life. Much like drug addicts, self-help junkies feed their addiction by digesting more and more feel-good material. They get sucked into the emotional high… Read more

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… Read more

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… 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

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… 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

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… Read more

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… Read more

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