Archive for October, 2006

GyroTimer — Track your Time with GyroQ

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

Here is a GyroQ application that might find its way into your top 20 uses of GyroQ. Do you need to track your time on projects or areas in order to maintain personal balance or for reporting purposes? Perhaps GyroQ can help… Lacking the discipline such a tool might provide, I spent a bit too […]

Add Notes and Hyperlinks to GyroQ Entries (or not)

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

GyroQ allows you to attach notes and hyperlinks to the topics you are sending to your MindManager maps. The hyperlink command has an "auto" option that can magically extract a hyperlink from the a body of text automatically. These options can be handy if you are copying the content of an email associated with an […]

GyroQ Launches

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

After a solid round of beta-testing and customer-driven improvements, Gyronix launched their GyroQ product today. Among other things, it has utility as a "GTD Capture" tool. Gyronix is following a novel "invitation-only" approach similar to what Google used in launching their Gmail service. Visit the "GyroQ Invitations" page for more information.

GTD Audio

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Individuals and teams adopting ResultsManager as a productivity tool can increase their chances of success if they are familiar with (if not adherents to) David Allen's "Getting Things Done" ('GTD") methodology. The abridged audio version of David's book is a good way to get started, particularly if you spend a lot of time in the […]

"So how are things going…?" : Setting the agenda for an effective 1 on 1 Meeting

Sunday, October 8th, 2006

As a manager, having routine weekly/bi-weekly 1:1 meetings with each of your direct reports is essential for both project management and employee development. The effectiveness of these meetings is greatly improved if a defined agenda is available to guide the discussion and if the consequent decisions and agreements are captured and acted on reliably. In […]

Mapping your Maps

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Kyle McFarlin observes in his blog entry that prolific map generation can lead to organizational "opportunities". As he and Walter Terry point out, ResultsManager Dashboards help out quite a bit in this regard; greatly reducing the frequency in which you need to dig around manually for individual maps. ResultsManager can even scan entire directories for […]

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