If your life is moving much faster than you wish, you can capture time in a bottle with this simple and actionable advice.
The brain’s abilities to reason, comprehend and remember may start to worsen as early as age 45, a new study from England suggests. “Psychologists researching the normal changes of aging have found that although some aspects of memory and processing change as people get older, simple behavior changes can help people stay sharp for asContinue reading “Hey 45+ Year Olds!”
Each person has something unique to offer this world only they can give. Few people really believe this or will even try to share their unique gifts and talents. How sad! The best money spent is the money spent to cultivate the genius of your own mind and spirit. – Jim Rohn Taking notes, reviewingContinue reading “Everyone a genius?”
Sometimes we are so busy we neglect writing notes down in one place (like in Microsoft OneNote or your Bullet Journal). The practice of using one tool to capture everything is a hard habit to start. Most good habits are. Tomorrow, consider keeping everything in one place and see if your life is more organizedContinue reading “Notes Lost?”
Write yourself a note and you have it for the future. Write a smarter note and you will give your “future” self an advantage, saving time and reducing frustration. What are the elements of a smart note? It needs specificity – action words and enough details that your future brain will understand what you were thinking.Continue reading “Get Smart with a Smarter Note”
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“If you don’t write your ideas down, they could leave your head before you even leave the room.” – Richard Branson Sadly for the great majority of people this is the reality. So much is lost in the busyness of work and play that we miss really important details. We are told “the devil isContinue reading “Ideas Expiring Soon!”
Of all the important subjects to write about, I chose the subject of notes because it is a foundational skill impacting everything you do. My name is Michael Potter and I’m a technology professional, musician and avid reader who has a full and often overwhelming life to manage. These activities are by choice and notContinue reading ” Why I’m Writing Notes”
Write down the times and dates you feel low (tired, cranky, sluggish) because you will be at your worst performing level. Sometimes the best thing you can do is put resting at the top of your To Do List. If you know your low performance periods then you can avoid the frustration of trying toContinue reading “Note When You’re Tired”
A really important part of the GTD methodology is the idea of horizons of focus which include personal and professional goals. I’ve not seen an app directly integrate goals into the workflow except for Doit.im and FacileThings. For years I have been using task/project manager solutions without goals directly tied to the work I haveContinue reading “Are Your Goals on Your Todo List?”