Archive for the 'GyroQ' Category

ActivityOwner.Com add-in updates

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

I just wanted do a quick "two-minute action" post on some updates to add-ins on the site over the past few weeks. Most have been discussed in the comments but merit an announcement. Post below if you have questions or are experiencing any problems or just want to let me know you still use the […]

Update on the ActivityOwner.Com MindManager Add-ins

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

I wanted to provide an update on my project of converting tools on the activityowner.com site to MindManager Add-ins. The wiki.activityowner.com now has three independent stand-alone add-ins installs with domains that point to them: http://wiki.activityowner.com/index.php?title=MindReader, http://wiki.activityowner.com/index.php?title=Mark_Task_Complete http://map2excel.com, and of course http://wiki.activityowner.com/index.php?title=OutLinker. Each add-in is really stand-alone now and will be less intimidating for new users […]

20 MindManager 9 Setup Tips

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

In order to celebrate the recent release of MindManger 9, the MindManager Setup Tips page on wiki.activityowner.com has been updated. There are a few legacy items that may apply more to MindManager 7 and 8. The list of 13 tips for ResultsManager and GyroQ setup has also been updated. Click here to visit the top […]

MindManager Project Management Part 4 — Project Planning

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

In Part 2, we had generated a rough outline of actions to be taken to address issues with Task dates in MindManager 9: I left off at that point with a "Translate brainstorm into action plan @maps", which pops up in my daily action dashboard as a reminder to return to the project. When I […]

MindManager Project Management Part 3 – GyroQ Capture

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Sorry for delay in the next post on this series. I expected it to be "Part 3 – Project Planning" but it became "GyroQ capture" for reasons I'll explain below. In Part 2 we brainstormed ideas around the MindManager 9 task date issue and sorted the information into a rough outline. The next day after […]

MindManager Project Management Part 2 – Brainstorming

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

A few months back when I polled readers on "What is the next action for activityowner.com", the two leading responses were "Tutorials on writing macros" and "examples of how I use the tools". I figured coping with the current MindManager Task Date issue provides a good case study to start to address the later. In […]

ResultsManager/GyroQ Tutorial Video

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Nik Tipler recently did a webinar with the GTD Study Group on using ResultsManager and GyroQ. You can watch the video of the webinar here. It has also been added as a link on the wiki ResultsManager Resources page.

Put it in front of the door in 2010

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Two of the biggest barriers to making good use of ResultsManager for Getting things Done (GTD) tend to be (1) the need to manually refresh dashboards and (2) the need to access to do list items away from your computer. When you sit down to get too work, the last thing you want to do […]

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