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A very simple way to customize outlook to make it GTD friendly ! | Laurent Maumet

A very simple way to customize outlook to make it GTD friendly ! | Laurent Maumet | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it

Since 1 year now I use GTD principles to manage my emails and achieve the ultimate goal : inbox 0.

I’ve described this in a previous post .
The idea is quite simple, based on 5 folders :

 

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The Secret to Defeating Manipulators

The Secret to Defeating Manipulators | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
Don’t get played. Cowards, manipulators, and backstabbers encourage you to take risks so they don’t have to. They posture in shadows. Let others get dirty. They step into the light when it’s safe. ...
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The 22 Minute Meeting

The 22 Minute Meeting | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
Meetings can be a huge productivity & time suck. So what if you took out all of the stupid, wasteful stuff and left only the useful parts? Nicole Steinbok explains how to do just that in 9 easy steps.
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Email Overload

Email is broken and it's time to fix it. Or is it that we've broken email, and it's time we fix ourselves?

 

 

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Why I'm Joining The Movement To Stop Answering After-Hours Email

Why I'm Joining The Movement To Stop Answering After-Hours Email | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
As often as email is proclaimed to be dead, and then not, one thing is for sure: knowledge workers - like me, and probably you -  still have to deal a whole lot of it.
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Book Lovers: If You're Not Already On Goodreads, Here's Why You Should Be

Book Lovers: If You're Not Already On Goodreads, Here's Why You Should Be | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
My next series of posts is entitled Social Books. Over five posts, I'm going to explore how book readers and writers use social networking tools.
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Power of less : The art of setting limits | Laurent Maumet

Power of less : The art of setting limits | Laurent Maumet | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it

The power of less is a book by Leo Babauta. This book is full of good stuff.

Chapter 2 is about “The art of setting limits”.

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Email Will Never Die - The Man Who Invented It Reveals Why

Email Will Never Die - The Man Who Invented It Reveals Why | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
Texting, instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter - we have dozens of ways to pass a message from one user to the next, and yet we keep coming back to email. Why? According to the man who sent the first one, because there’s still nothing quite like it.
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Is Your Bucket Overflowing With Todos, Email, & Meetings? | Time Management Ninja

Is Your Bucket Overflowing With Todos, Email, & Meetings? | Time Management Ninja | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it

As you come into your week, you might find yourself overwhelmed.
Too much on your plate. Too much to do.
Too much email to catch up on.
You find that things are overflowing quickly.
How are you going to catch up?

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Dilbert about software development

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Should we buy it or should we develop it internally ?

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Seth's Blog: This or that?

Don’t follow, lead. Don’t copy, create. Don’t start, finish. or even, Don't sit still, move. Don't fit in, stand out. Don't sit quietly, speak up. Not all the time, sure, but more often.
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Dilbert comic strip: "Have you tried managing ?"

Dilbert comic strip: "Have you tried managing ?" | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy Haired Boss, Alice, Asok, Dogbert's New Ruling Class and more.
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The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies | McKinsey Global Institute | Technology & Innovation | McKinsey & Company

The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies | McKinsey Global Institute | Technology & Innovation | McKinsey & Company | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
A McKinsey & Company Technology & Innovation article.
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Stop Having an Affair with Your Smartphone! (Or iPad!)

Stop Having an Affair with Your Smartphone! (Or iPad!) | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
Do you sleep with your smartphone? (Or iPad?) Is the last thing you do before bed to check email or your social networks? Have you considered that you might be having an affair… with your phone? Do...
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Life-work balance is "nonsense" | GTD Times

Life-work balance is "nonsense" | GTD Times | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
How is your GTD system set up to handle work life and home life? Is there a distinction, or have they blended?
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Can someone how actually tries to improve their productivity really disagree?

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5 Reasons Why Meeting Face-to-Face Is Best | Time Management Ninja

5 Reasons Why Meeting Face-to-Face Is Best | Time Management Ninja | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
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How to make collaboration and social business work

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» The Zen of Work :zenhabits

At work, we often face stressful situations, dreaded projects, irritating co-workers, frustrating bosses, an overwhelming number of tasks and messages, boring work we don’t enjoy.
These problems have one simple cause: we’re holding on.

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Power of less : The art of setting limits | Laurent Maumet

Power of less : The art of setting limits | Laurent Maumet | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it

The power of less is a book by Leo Babauta. This book is full of good stuff.

Chapter 2 is about “The art of setting limits”.

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Part 13 - KISS - Keep It Simple, Stupid! - iPad as my main computer - Internet Business Productivity

Part 13 - KISS - Keep It Simple, Stupid! - iPad as my main computer - Internet Business Productivity | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it

With so many posts about the iPad many folks still don't trust me when I say working mainly on the iPad is a really fun and joyful experience and it makes my day... every single day. The promise of a simpler setup, consumer/creator device that switches from a computer to a reading/watching machine, easy flows that get the job

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» Mindful Simplicity: Decluttering, Cleaning & Leaving No Trace :zenhabits

Our home isn’t as clean and sparse as a Zen temple, but when I see the clutter and dust of other people’s homes, it reminds me of how far we’ve come.
This is not a judgment on others, nor a proclamation of how great we are at cleaning and decluttering, but a reminder of what I’ve learned.

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Seth's Blog: Slightly rewarded (slightly punished)

For most of us, it's not the big traps that mess us up, it's the little ones. Every time I break stride and distract myself by checking my email (a hundred times in a bad day), I get a small...
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Seth's Blog: What's your average speed?

My car informs me that I've been averaging 26 mph over the last month. Much lower than I would have guessed. It's low not because we don't drive on the highway, it's low because there's also a lot of time...
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The $1.3 Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work

The $1.3 Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it
On June 6, Larry Ellison--CEO of Oracle, one of the largest and most advanced computer technology corporations in the world--tweeted for the very first time. In doing so, he joined a club that remains surprisingly elite.
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Is your team affected by the “Centipede’s Dilemma” ? | Laurent Maumet

Is your team affected by the “Centipede’s Dilemma” ? | Laurent Maumet | ProductivityTips | Scoop.it

For an organisation, a team to be efficient, proper strategy and thinking is very important. For sure, running a team without a plan, an objective can be very counterproductive : people don’t know what they have to do.

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