So a long time ago now, I discovered Trello and became very friendly with it. At the time I was overloaded and disorganised and something had to be done. Trello’s simple card system is like digital Post-Its on a board, and is a great start. However, I didn’t find that it suited routines particularly well. There Read More
Yesterday I was talking about a flexible plan being the best type of plan. It made a lot of sense to me, but I felt like I was missing something. This morning it hit me as I was reading an article about Agile practices. What I had been describing was an Agile plan! I can’t describe Read More
Yesterday I was a little concerned about my new study plan. I felt like I was falling short. This morning I made up some of the time I had missed on my plan. It didn’t take long to plug the gap and I was actually more eager to study because I wanted to prove to myself Read More
Last week I started using Hootsuite to schedule Tweets for this blog. Previously this blog was linked with auto-posting but at some point I realised that wasn’t really a strategy at all.
Yes, this post title has been directly pinched from the title (and subtitle) of a very famous book; Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff by Richard Carlson. If you don’t have this book, you should make a point to pick it up. If you do have this book, I encourage you to read it or re-read it.
It doesn’t take long when looking at productivity advice to come across an article or tip on how adding routine to your day can make a big difference. Follow the same process before you go to bed, or when you get up in the morning. Set up a standard operating procedure at work to ensure consistency Read More
Followers of this blog will probably recall how big a fan I am of automating work. VBA is most often my tool of choice, and I would use it to fetch various files, dump them into templates, copy the converted outputs and post them into a central file to then automatically output reports from that can Read More
Yesterday I spent what felt like forever looking for a file I’d worked on just a few days earlier. It was probably only minutes, but my boss was right there,
I’ve written about this quite a bit lately, but it’s one of the main ways I am trying to work better at the moment. I stumbled across the 43 folders website in my search for a solution to maintaining Inbox Zero but I didn’t watch the videos or read the articles; seeing Inbox Zero guides on Read More
Inbox Zero Is Not That Hard? Last week I stumbled across an article where the author was completely baffled how people struggle with achieving and maintaining Inbox Zero. As one of those people, I was a little bit annoyed,