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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
A MindReader power user suggested by email… Is it possible to add an extension to the nm tag to prompt to automatically run the k tag i.e. do you want to create a new link to a destination map – y/n? I use nm quite a lot but often forget to go and create a [...]
The typical approach to utilizing ResultsManager to harvest project and next action information from MindManager maps is to set up a central map that links out to each map of interest or to a set of "area" map centrals which links to project maps. While this approach does allow you to navigate down to particular [...]
A reader writes by email… Dear AO, I use your "Put it in Front of the Door” script daily and I find it very useful. I would like to add a feature to the script, which is synchronizing the dashboard with my tasks in Microsoft Outlook using the “Export task info to Outlook” feature of [...]
I got a request to add a feature to OutLinker to archive OutLook messages to disk rather than to a pst file. Rather than add that complexity to OutLinker, I found it easier and potentially more generally useful to create a macro that moves the 1st attachment present in selected MindManager topics to disk and [...]
…or begin with the beginning (next action) in mind. It's your choice. Whether you are following Habit 2 of the Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People or the "Next Action" mindset of Getting things done (GTD), is all about learning to identify and break down the sequence of individual steps to get from [...]