Saturday, April 4th, 2009

When you are faced with 100 messages in Microsoft OutLook, it will often be due to the presence of several conversations spread across the Inbox with various entries containing different replies and different attachments. Your first step in processing may be to thin the the list down to only the most recent messages in each […]

Elizabeth Gilbert on Creativity

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Elizabeth Gilbert recently gave a talk at TED on “A Different Way to Think about Creative Genius“. The subject of her talk is the stress and fear creative people experience in trying to meet the high expectations they set for themselves. While she jokes about these issues not impacting people in “non-creative” fields like engineering, […]

OutLinker Contexts

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

I thought it was done, but one last someday/maybe feature creeped into OutLinker last evening. OutLinker now has buttons to allow you to set the context for the task associated with the message quickly. Note that the contexts assigned with the buttons (or by just putting the @context in the next action) are now automatically […]


Friday, March 27th, 2009

. A picture is worth a thousand words. If you have been on the sidelines, give OutLinker a try. Make sure you grab the latest version of MindReader to take full advantage of it. A big thanks to all the victims beta testers of the new form-based version developed over the last few months.

OutLinker Lite (OutLinker for “list” people)

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

OutLinker came into being as a means for creating MindManager hyperlinks to archived Microsoft Outlook messages. It faccilitates the Getting Things Done (GTD) process of empyting your inbox and can be optionally enhanced by GyroQ and MindReader. The program was recently enhanced with the option to create Outlook tasks with message attachments and/or links. It […]

OutLink to your OutLook Task List and other new options

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Several new options have trickled into the OutLinker GUI interface as it has gotten some use. These are available in the latest Beta download from the OutLinker Installation page. If you review the screen shot above most are self explanatory, but here is some background: There are four ways you can “send” the item you […]

Outlinker GUI

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

The OutLinker script for processing your Microsoft Outlook inbox into GTD next actions and MindManager links now has the default option of using a form instead of an input box as a user interface: The installation program for the software is on the wiki. This means you can now: Interact with messages directly while program […]

MindReader User Manual Available

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

The first draft of a MindReader user manualhas been compiled by one of the program’s power users. The downloadable pdf file currently consists of a compilation of MindReader pages from the wiki.

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