GTD Paper System

Can a GTD system be too simple?

I was reading an article the other day on Lifehacker that showcased how to use Apple Reminders for GTD.  The idea was that it’s so deeply embedded in iOS and OS X, that users of those platforms should find it beneficial to use it for GTD-based task management. This raised another question in my mind,…

Hachiko's Funeral in 1935

Animal Loyalty

I was reading an article yesterday about a dog in Japan named Hachikō that was famous for his loyalty to his master for long after the master’s death.  When we lost Clancy in April of 2013, I became convinced that we will never own another dog with which I would be as close as I was…

Toodledo

GTD Review: Toodledo

Overview It took some time for me to rule out Toodledo. In all honesty, I think it’s one of the more GTD-oriented and powerful solutions available.  I do want to call special attention to the fact that this application handles Next Actions in a manner consistent with the way GTD tasks should flow.  This has…

Mac OS X Shortcuts

Inefficient on Mac

I was reading an article recently on Lifehacker about Mac keyboard shortcuts that boost productivity and I got to thinking about my migration from a Windows laptop to the MacBook Pro a year or so earlier.  I’m one of those nerds who knows all sorts of obscure Windows application shortcuts and I realized at some…

USAT Profile Settings

USAT and Meaningless Privacy Policies

As a Solution Architect who has on more than one occasional suffered through the pain of working with a company’s Legal department to draft legal disclaimers for use on the web, I’m amazed (and frustrated) by organizations who take the time to post but then ignore their own Terms & Conditions or Privacy Policy.  Not…