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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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The habits of highly boring people | Chris Sauve | TEDxCarletonU

Chris Sauve is a fourth year business student studying accounting and minoring in computer science. He has represented Carleton at case competitions. He i
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"Productivity" Tricks of Author Tim Ferriss.

"Productivity" Tricks of Author Tim Ferriss. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Sometimes, life seems upside-down. I originally wrote this post months ago, but I've been too self-conscious to publish it until now. This quote convinced me to put on my big girl pants: "The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you're walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your...
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There is nothing mind-bending in here. just the tips of one powerful player in productivity, publishing and technology.

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Barking Up The Wrong Tree - How to be awesome at life.

Barking Up The Wrong Tree - How to be awesome at life. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
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The steps to being as organized and calm as the Commander-in-Chief:

Get your to-do’s out of your head and onto one document.Lock in your calendar and set alarms so you don’t need to think about what’s next.Use “batching” and filters so you only get the info you need when you need it.Opt for “good enough” on the little decisions so you can focus on the big ones.Regularly capture, triage and prioritize new items.Have a “War Room” that contains what you need — and nothing else.
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Most of this is not new, but it is a good reminder. The "Sum Up" Up above will help you decide if this is worth reading.

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Why we procrastinate by Vik Nithy @ TEDxYouth@TheScotsCollege

Vik Nithy is the founder of 3 companies at the age of 20 including how own marketing consulting firm. His left after school Vik has been extremely successful...
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Good points about the psychology of procrastination

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Classroom Timers - Fun Timers

Classroom Timers - Fun Timers | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
A range of fun timers! Great for the classroom, or meetings. Bookmark some new educational materials today! All Free, all for download.
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The one thing you should do before leaving work that will help you relax at home

The one thing you should do before leaving work that will help you relax at home | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
If you struggle to leave work behind, this one simple tool may help.
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The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated

The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

TeThis is where you insert the meta-joke about what else you're actually supposed to be doing this very moment.

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The power of procrastination (and how to fight back).

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#081: How to Create More Margin in Your Crazy-Busy Life

#081: How to Create More Margin in Your Crazy-Busy Life | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

ow MiVery few people know what margin is, let alone ever experience it. So why don’t we have any? Why are we so overcommitted and crazy-busy?

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How Michael Hyatt stays so productive

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20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Google Docs has revolutionised the way we create and edit content on the web.
It is a genuine collaboration tool like nothing that has come before it.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Robin Thompson's curator insight, May 13, 2013 3:16 PM

Our school just became a Google Apps for Education school, so this is a must for us!

Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, May 20, 2013 9:30 AM

Erabiltzen duzuenontzako 'trukoak'

Tom Perran's curator insight, July 13, 2013 9:18 PM

Lots of new ways to use Google Docs!