Archive for January, 2008

Next Action Analysis Updated

Monday, January 14th, 2008

The Next Action Analysis tool’s report has evolved quite a bit over the last two weeks (see picture below) since the initial post (5 metrics for assessing your GTD System). Here is a summary of the changes: Added more targeted recommendations for the specific metrics with the most room for improvement along with wiki links […]

Here’s how I use MindReader in Practice

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

[Editor’s Note: Jose Miguel is a the MindReader power user and has driven the development of many of its features. In this guest post, he describes how he came to use the tool and how he uses it day to day. A Spanish version of his post is also available. ] Until I learned about […]

Así es como uso MindReader en la práctica

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

[Nota del editor: José Miguel es el poder MindReader usuario y ha impulsado el desarrollo de muchas de sus características. En este puesto de invitado, él describe cómo llegó a utilizar la herramienta y la forma en que lo usa día a día. Una versión en Inglés está también disponible] Hasta que descubrí

OutLinker Unlinked

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

OutLinker is a Microsoft Outlook Macro for rapidly processing as set of Microsoft Outlook Tasks, Appointments, and Messages and transferring the content/links for the items you choose into MindManager for organization and tracking. The initial version required MindReader and GyroQ, which narrowed the potential user base quite to a small niche of power users. The […]

Next Action Analysis 2008 GTD Challenge

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

2007 was a year we largely focused on improved capturing and staging of tasks with tools like MindReader, Mark Task Complete, and OutlLinker. Perhaps 2008 can focus on improved weekly review and action? To kick it off and to provide some group moral support for getting things done, I’d like to propose the following contest: […]

Next Action Analysis: 5 Metrics for Assessing your GTD System

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

I stood by the side of the road a few weeks ago waiting for AAA to show up to change my flat tire. In my PDA I had “Identify day I can get to dealer to replace balding tires” on to do list, where it had sat for several weeks. Here I am with a […]

Be prepared for your meetings in 2008

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

The latest version of OutLinker will let you select a set of upcoming Microsoft Outlook appointments and process them into MindManager so that ResultsManager can remind you to get prepared for them. The default next action is set to “Prepare for /meeting subject/” but can be modified. The deadline for the task is set on […]

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