MindManager Project Management Part 1 – Definition

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

As regular readers know, my Saturday morning hobby for the past few years has been to develop and share new ways of using MindManager for implementing David Allen’s Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology. The past several months I have been more focused on quietly using the tools rather than procratinating by tweaking them, but the […]

Send an OutLook Message to a New Project Map

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Often times the first step in processing an email request is to define a dedicated project map to attack it. The latest version of OutLinker has a new send to “New Project” map option. This will create a new MindManager project map, attach the message, message text, and/or link, mark it up based on your […]

How to add a “next quarter” keyword to MindReader

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

I noticed this morning that MindReader didn’t have a default keyword for setting the due date of a tast to be “next quarter”. I thought it would be useful to put up a quick post on how to do this. 1. Open ao\mindreaderconfig.mmap (or just type “o mapmap”). 2. Navigate to the “dates” main topic. […]

Updated “New Project Map” (NM) tag posted

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

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 […]

Begin with the End in Mind

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

…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 […]

Set Relative Due Dates on a Project Map Template

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Andrew Wilcox recently posted a entry on his blog asking readers What is the missing link for MindManager? The killer add in you really want!. Johan posted a request for a project template with variable dates using a training engagement as an example: A : close the list with participant :x – 12 B : […]

MindReader Repeat Category Keyword Updates

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Marco is working on creating Dutch Configuration maps for MindReader and Mark Task Complete. As part of that effort the language specific code was eliminated for Mark Task Complete and moved to the configuration map. The project also triggered a review of the keywords recognized by MindReader for setting the repeat codes for Mark Task […]

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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