Getting Things Done – Workflow Diagram from David Allen. Credit Salon.
Productivity, Getting Things Done, Managing and Organizing Stuff
You can turn any USB Flash drive or an iPod into a personal computer with all your software programs, application settings and data. It is more secure and private that using a public terminal because no traces are left once you pop out the pen drive.
While Instapaper and Clipmarks let you save web clippings from the browser, ShifD is available for mobile phones and also provides a desktop client so you can take notes from virtually any Windows or Mac software.
Don’t have a PDA to jot down your thoughts – get a Moleskine (mol-a-skeen’-a) notebook from Amazon.com – they fit in your pocket and will help you plan / work efficiently as a PDA or any smart phone.
The top time-wasting activities are making personal use of the Internet (including email), socializing with colleagues, conducting personal business, spacing out, running errands, making phone calls, applying for jobs, planning personal events, and arriving late or leaving early.
Create and manage event reminders in Google Talk with Twitter through TwitterTimer – a special user that can send you reminders.
Use YouTube Videos as a desktop reminder alarm – stretch and exercise to avoid injury.
Google Notebook is an scratch pad for collection text, links and images from any visited web pages inside Firefox or Internet Explorer.
Danny – Computers have always complemented paper, but couldn’t replace an A4 pad for people on the move.
Wired – Super Kiwi Cloak, a GTD (Getting Things Done) tool that helps you focus by blocking access to certain websites during work hours, yet allows hourly breaks.
The tablet features let you handwrite notes as if you were using a regular pen and paper. But unlike paper, Tablet PCs let you store, search and e-mail your research Lenovo’s ThinkPad x60 series is considered by many to be the gold standard of tablet PCs.
The video compares the three most popular pen scanners – IrisPen Express vs Planon DocuPen RC800 vs WizCom InfoScan 3 Lite.
The blog world is a fan of Google Reader but maybe they have never tried FeedDemon.
Microsoft OneNote vs EverNote – which is a better softare for storing web clips, taking handwritten notes, organizing life and getting things done the David Allen way.