I have always believed the key to productivity is organization. And what’s organization? I would say organization is to have everything under control and be confident enough about what needs to be done. That brings also relaxation, which is good. Plancake has got everything that you would expect from a GTD-oriented task manager: lists, tags, notes, calendar, next actions, repetitive tasks and an Inbox. In this post I would like to focus on the Inbox.
Archive for March, 2011
The internet is an integral part of many people’s lives and businesses realize this. Whether it’s through the use of social media, blogs, video sites, and other web based sites, organizations have discovered that the internet is one of the best marketing tools for their business.
Think about this. There are only 24 hours a day. A third of that is allocated for rest (sleeping time and other relaxing rituals). Another third is for work. The last portion of those 24 hours is for recreation and family or friends. Add an extra hour to your rest and you’re oversleeping or slacking. Add an extra hour to recreation and you’re too lax and lazy. Extended working hours might just be OK once in a while but doing that over and over up to a point that it becomes a habit can only mean two things: You’re either workaholic or mismanaging your work.
If you are a worker or an employee with low skills, it’s time to look for ways to train to upgrade your skill set. Sooner than later, unproductive jobs will be eliminated to give way to higher efficiencies in order to up the ante in productivity – and wealth. Eat people – that is what this book suggests. It means eliminating unproductive jobs – those that don’t contribute in creating the wealth.
I am a happy camper with the BlackBerry Bold 9780. This phone is definitely an upgrade from my Nokia E71. I have now fully adopted my BlackBerry as my primary GTD Tool. And I want to talk about one of my favorite BlackBerry Productivity apps – myTasks, a free BlackBerry GTD app.