Archive for September, 2006

Are your projects "projects" and are you committed to them?

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

In order to use GyroQ and In-trays effectively, you may need to do some renovation on the structure and organization of your maps and projects. You may have a "Map Central" page with links to several "sub-map-centrals" for areas like home repair, finances, etc. These pages might be crowded with several projects and associated activities […]

What's next for your team?

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

If you start using ResultsManager in a group setting, you quickly realize that the default set of dashboards focus on you and your relationships with others. If a project or activity is not specifically owned or owed by you, it will not show up in your dashboards. While this filtering ultimately has many advantages, you […]

It's 10 O'Clock — Do you know where your in-trays are?

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

With ResultsManager and GyroQ, you have the option of accumulating your incoming items to in-trays in individual project maps, "area-of-focus" map-central pages, and/or the default "My in-tray" map. If you take the distributed approach, then it is harder to know if you have processed and emptied all your in-trays at the end of the day. […]

Using GyroActivator to automatically mark up your GyroQ activities

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

In its default mode, GyroQ lets you quickly unload plain vanilla action items "out of your head" and into a main "My In-Tray" map for later processing. While this is a great utility, it can lead you to accumulate a long list of generic and unrelated action items. With each addition to the queue, your […]

Creating a ResultsManager Dashboard Template

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

ResultsManager comes with a pre-defined set of dashboard templates that are very useful, particularly for implementing David Allen's GTD approaches to managing projects and tasks. Technical users will often decide fairly quickly that they would like some additional dashboards that are tailored to their needs or provide a more group-oriented view. The 217 page manual […]

Choosing the GyroQ Destination Map on the Fly

Monday, September 11th, 2006

[click here for a GyroQ invitation] GyroQ works "out of the box" in a very straightforward manner, allowing you to quickly capture ideas and tasks and then send them to a single "Daily Capture Map" for later processing. After using GyroQ for awhile, you may find that having a single "Daily Capture" map accumulating dozens […]

Top 20 Uses for GyroQ?

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

GyroQ, the soon to be released MindManager add-in from Gyronix, has the capability to quickly queue up action items and ideas for delivery into mindjet maps. In the most simple form, you enter action items over a few hours and finally hit the "Send Queue" buttom to deliver the action items to a designated map […]

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