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Category Archive for 'GTD'

Yojimbo, iPod, and Yojimbo

I woke up this morning determined to find a reason to write about Yojimbo. Yojimbo is one of my favorite Akira Kurosowa films, and it’s being re-released tomorrow on DVD as part of the Criterion collection. I was faced with a challenge: How to write an iPod-related piece where I could slip in a mention […]

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Merlin Mann, of 43Folders fame, has posted his Nike+iPod shoe hack to his Flickr photostream.

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Getting Things Done With Your iPod

As I’ve mentioned a couple of times on this blog, I’m a big fan of David Allen’s personal productivity book Getting Things Done (GTD). It’s a complete system for capturing and keeping track of all the “to dos” in your life that are competing for your attention. For those of us who are somewhat less […]

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“Getting Things Done” With Ebay

Inspired by David Allen’s Getting Things Done, I’m taking a serious look at all of the “stuff” I’ve collected over the years. I’ve finally made a conscious (and difficult) commitment to simplify by purging. As I started working through the first step of the GTD system (Collection: Corralling Your “Stuff”) I began to look at […]

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There are two things I try never to leave the house without: My iPod and my Hipster PDA. The Hipster PDA, created by Merlin Mann over at 43Folders, is a super low-tech, easy to use system for collecting thoughts and information while you’re out and about. It’s essentially a stack of 3×5 index cards held […]

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