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Do one thing today!

Ok, this is one of the most powerful productivity tips ever: decide on the one thing you are going to do today, and make that decision quickly after waking up! More specifically, try to think of the 3 to 5 things that annoy you the most / that you have…...

February 27, 2016 · 1 min · François Planque

Things to finally offer cloud based sync

Things on the Mac is my favorite GTD style to-do list manager. Their major drawback though, was lack of decent sync between multiple devices. Well, they finally acknowledged the issue and promise cloud based sync to be available in a few months. In th…...

January 20, 2011 · 1 min · François Planque

Making Time (is like Making Money)

How many times have you heard "Time is Money"? It's getting pretty old and boring, isn't it? Well here's a new thought: Time is just like Money! Especially: you can't just wait until you find it... if you want some, you have to make it! And in both…...

December 11, 2008 · 2 min · François Planque

The Dip: knowing when to quit and when to stick

I just finished reading "the dip" by Seth Godin. I actually didn't really know what the book was about and I basically picked it up just because it was less than $10 and because I loved previous books by Seth Godin (no doubt he's one of the greatest…...

December 5, 2008 · 3 min · François Planque

GTD, software and 43 Folders

I have complained a couple of times that there was no decent GTD software available for Windows... to the point I'm actually considering switching to the Mac just for that! People keep advising me to just fall back to the real life method of using 43…...

November 22, 2008 · 3 min · François Planque

No good GTD software for Windows?

Unfortunately, I'm beginning to think there is no decent GTD software for Windows. I don't want anything that integrates with Outlook. I don't use Outlook. I want something standalone. Plain and simple. Something where I can create tasks, organize…...

March 28, 2008 · 7 min · François Planque

Quote of the day - talk

“Talk does not cook rice.” – Chinese proverb

October 28, 2007 · 1 min · François Planque

Quote of the day - Getting ahead

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain

October 27, 2007 · 1 min · François Planque

Quote of the day - Projects

“The middle of every successful project looks like a disaster.” – Rosabeth Moss Cantor

October 26, 2007 · 1 min · François Planque

Quote of the day - Being somebody

“I always wanted to be somebody. I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin

October 21, 2007 · 1 min · François Planque